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Understanding Generative AI: Types, Benefits, and Applications Explained Clearly

Understanding Generative AI: Types, Benefits, and Applications Explained Clearly

What is Generative AI?Generative AI is a technology that automatically creates various types of content such as text, images, program code, videos,...

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Increasing Cross-Border Transactions: The Governing Law of International Contracts Necessary for International Transactions and the Differences from Domestic Contracts

Increasing Cross-Border Transactions: The Governing Law of International Contracts Necessary for.

As the globalization of business progresses, an increasing number of Japanese companies are considering expanding overseas. However, many individua...

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GDPR: What Happens When It's Applied Extraterritorially? Explaining How to Respond

GDPR: What Happens When It's Applied Extraterritorially? Explaining How to Respond

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a set of rules established by the EU to protect personal information and regulate its handling. If...

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Essential Guide for Businesses Expanding into Europe: Key Points on the EU Legal Framework and Laws

Essential Guide for Businesses Expanding into Europe: Key Points on the EU Legal Framework and L.

EU law refers to legislation established by the EU on behalf of certain policy areas that have been delegated by the member states. EU law takes pr...

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Unauthorized Reproduction of Images: An Explanation of Copyright Infringement Pervasive on Social Media

Unauthorized Reproduction of Images: An Explanation of Copyright Infringement Pervasive on Socia.

Photos and images available on the internet can easily be downloaded or copied, leading to a never-ending issue of unauthorized reproduction on soc...

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Can Retweeting Be Defamatory? 3 Critical Situations to Beware of Defamation on X (Formerly Twitter)

Can Retweeting Be Defamatory? 3 Critical Situations to Beware of Defamation on X (Formerly Twitt.

X (formerly known as Twitter) is a convenient social networking service that allows many users to interact anonymously. However, if used improperly...

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Breaking News: First Arrest for Violation of the Personal Information Protection Law in Business Card Data Breach Incident

Breaking News: First Arrest for Violation of the Personal Information Protection Law in Business.

What are the legal issues associated with handling business card data in daily business activities? Although business cards are distributed to many...

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Is Commercial Use of ChatGPT Possible? A Lawyer Explains Copyright Issues

Is Commercial Use of ChatGPT Possible? A Lawyer Explains Copyright Issues

Since its release in November 2022, the natural language generation AI, ChatGPT, has been garnering attention. Many are considering whether they ca...

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Is It Okay to Repost Newspaper Articles on the Intranet? Explaining Case Law on Copyright of Newspaper Articles

Is It Okay to Repost Newspaper Articles on the Intranet? Explaining Case Law on Copyright of New.

What legal issues arise from the act of republishing newspaper articles? Posting articles about your company on a private intranet for the purpose ...

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Is a Residential Map a Copyrighted Work? Explaining the Zenrin Lawsuit of 2022 (Reiwa 4)

Is a Residential Map a Copyrighted Work? Explaining the Zenrin Lawsuit of 2022 (Reiwa 4)

What exactly does the term "work" refer to when protected under the Japanese Copyright Law? Novels, paintings, and musical compositions might immed...

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Web3 Legal Framework: Key Points for Businesses Entering the Space Explained

Web3 Legal Framework: Key Points for Businesses Entering the Space Explained

Web3 refers to a decentralized internet that leverages blockchain technology, and it is gaining attention as the next generation of the internet th...

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Ministry of Justice Releases Guidelines on the Relationship between AI Contract-Related Support Services and Article 72 of the Japanese Attorney Act

Ministry of Justice Releases Guidelines on the Relationship between AI Contract-Related Support .

The rapid development of generative AI technologies, spearheaded by OpenAI's "ChatGPT," has led to the provision of various services utilizing AI. ...

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Under What Circumstances Can Impersonation on X (Formerly Twitter) Lead to Account Deletion?

Under What Circumstances Can Impersonation on X (Formerly Twitter) Lead to Account Deletion?

Instances of impersonation on X (formerly Twitter), where someone creates a "fake account" and posts tweets that infringe upon rights, occur freque...

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Understanding YouTube's 5 Prohibited Activities: What are the 'Community Guidelines'? Things You Need to Know to Avoid Account Suspension

Understanding YouTube's 5 Prohibited Activities: What are the 'Community Guidelines'? Things You.

YouTube has what is known as the "Community Guidelines[ja]." These serve as a set of criteria to determine whether the videos posted are appropriat...

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Is Permanent Makeup Considered a Medical Practice? Understanding the New Notification from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare that Beauty Clinics Should Heed

Is Permanent Makeup Considered a Medical Practice? Understanding the New Notification from the M.

Art makeup for eyebrows and eyeliner can be easily performed at beauty clinics, and because it doesn't wash off with water and also reduces makeup ...

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Photography and Publication Without Permission: To What Extent is it Permissible Under the Law? Explaining 4 Key Points

Photography and Publication Without Permission: To What Extent is it Permissible Under the Law? .

At event venues and tourist attractions, it is not uncommon to encounter signs or announcements stating, "Photography and recording are prohibited....

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