I was sent I drawing tablet from a company in china after agreeing to make a product review video on it. However I have been absolutely overwhelmed with actually making the video. Is there anything legally binding me to making the video? ( I know it would be a rude move, but I just want to know the legality of it.)
You likely made a contract that agreed to do the video. Since everything was done on the internet, it likely has written documentation that supports the obligations. I would suggest you either make it OR attempt to return the tablet to avoid any backlash.
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Its not a "rude" move - its a dishonest and disingenuous one. If you are "absolutely overwhelmed" and honestly can't figure out how to make a review video, which is dubious as you would have know that when you made the deal, then the proper response is to return the product to the company at your expense and an explanation as to why you can't complete the deal. OTHERWISE - if you are REALLY asking if its OK for you scam the company out of a free product by playing dumb - the answer is doing so is wrong and immoral, being the equivalent of fraud and thievery by deception on your part. To answer your question of do you legally have to make the video? YES, if thats what you agreed to do in exchange for a free sample product. Will they take legal or other action if you try to work them for free product and renege on your end of the deal? Who knows as this is a company by company issue - though for many foreign companies the answer is not likely they will sue you here over the issue - depending on the worth of the product. The irony is most such arrangement are actually then scamming YOU having already stolen your ID and credit information through the transaction using the item sent to you as bait for you to voluntarily provide what they now don't have to steal.
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