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  Quote hermanpeckel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: "introduction" website legalities
    Posted: 18/November/2013 at 15:47
Folks,

I don't even know which topic this question should go under. That should give you an insight into my legal knowledge

I am planning on building a website that will introduce two parties for the purposes of exchanging services. The problem is, these services COULD also easily be extended to include those of an illegal nature (although nothing sinister). Seeing as I will be building the site, am I responsible or accountable for the goings on?

Any insights much appreciated as I have none!

Thanks in advance
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No problem introducing people, however if you become aware of illegal activities and fail to report them, you may get dragged into any subsequent legal action.



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  Quote hermanpeckel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19/November/2013 at 11:09
Ah, of course! Very good point!

The problem is that it would be pretty hard to prove I wasn't aware of the illegal activities. I guess I am... what is the legal term for "screwed"?

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  Quote MartinO Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19/November/2013 at 19:48
Screwed will do.
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