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I've never organized a lawsuit fund drive before, but maybe the EFF could establish an account to which we can donate? I'm good for $50, if other people are likely to chip in as well.
Fund a lawsuit?
Posted Apr 2, 2010 20:16 UTC (Fri) by davecb (subscriber, #1574)
There's lots of case law on that in both the U.S. and Canada, specifically addressing services. The counter-argument is that it's a good, not a service, and the counter-counter argument is that the good was sold for the purpose of providing the service, or alternative that the service can only be provided via the good. Either make them inseparable, and thus treatable as a service.
Don't just think lawsuit: there are lots of statutes in place to deal with deliberate criminality by merchants. My old course on civil and military law had a whole section on dealing with how dishonest merchants try to defraud soldiers, and never mentioned suits once.
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