Simplified Terms and Conditions (old version)

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posted on May, 6 2009 @ 03:03 PM
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These "simplified" terms and conditions are out of data, please refer to the updated terms and conditions.


 



Simplified Terms and Conditions of Membership for the AboveTopSecret.com Message Board(s)
(Condensed version, see the detailed Terms & Conditions for full explanations for each item.)


By using our discussion board, you indicate you agree to all terms.

We can't be responsible for member posts in a live, real-time environment.

We do our best to make sure everything runs properly.

Our only requirement is a functioning email to register. See our Privacy Policy for the list of what we won't do with your email.

Everything you do on our website(s) is subject to these terms and conditions.


By becoming a member of these domains, you agree to the following:


1). Posting: You shouldn't lie.

1a) Offensive Content: Don't be a jerk.

1b.) Profanity: You shouldn't swear.

1c.) Intellectual Property: You shouldn't steal content.

1d.) Cross-Posting: You shouldn't spam the web.

1e.) Recruitment/Solicitation: You won't gather personal info of members for any reason.

1f.) Relevant Content: You will stay on-topic in threads.

1g.) Political Baiting: Don't be a jerk.

1h.) Spamming: Don't be a jerk.

1i.) Language: You should post in english.

1j.) Video links/embeds: Describe the stuff in your links.


2) Behavior: Don't be a jerk.

2a.) Identity Spoofing: You shouldn't lie.

2b.) HaXor: No computer hacking stuff.

2c.) Multiple Accounts: Don't be a jerk.

2d.) Forum Gangs: Don't be a jerk.

2e.) Illicit Activity: Don't be a stoner here.

2f.) Private Messages: Don't spam our members.

2g.) Board Wars: Don't be a jerk.

2h.) Public Affection: Be discrete.


3) Content Copyright: Your posts are yours, be we can use them.

3a) Content Distribution: Share and share alike.

3b) DMCA Enforcement: We will protect what you post here.


4) Advertising: No posts advertising your stuff.

4a) Unauthorized Marketing: ATTENTION MARKETERS: No posts advertising your stuff.

4b) Ad Blockers: Don't block our only source of income.


5) Personal Responsibilities: Don't be a jerk.

5a) Unauthorized Access: Don't be a hacker.

5b) Cooperation: Help us help you.


6) Disclaimer: We can't see everything.

6a) Disclosure: If the feds want something, they can get it.

6b) Neutrality: We endorse no topics.

6c) No Guarantee: We do the best we can.


7) Violation If you screw up, you might be banned.


8) Right of Community Management We just might ban trolls on-sight.

edit on 6-6-2011 by SkepticOverlord because: (no reason given)




posted on May, 16 2009 @ 08:03 PM
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Well that is about as simple of an explanation as you can get.

Bold and right to the point.





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