posted on Feb, 24 2009 @ 01:28 PM
We will not tolerate juvenile comments directed toward those who make the effort to contribute content to our media portal. We've already permanently
banned three members who were engaging in insulting and/or off-color comments, and now need to make what should be obvious, much more clear.
As is always the case, insulting other members anywhere on ATS will result in action against your account. Typically the action on ATS has been
post-removals with warnings, posting bans, and account termination in extreme cases. With the media portal being potentially a much more personal
medium of self-expression in many new ways, we will be much more strict. If you post insulting comments, you may be banned immediately, and without
It's unfortunate that we need to make an announcement that common every-day manners are expected of our members. But there you have it.
Also, members now have the ability to delete member comments. Soon, this ability will be updated so that our staff is alerted to the author and
content of each deleted comment.