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Dear Members and Visitors,

Techsurvivors is proud to be a site to which you bring your computer-related questions and we founders hope you enjoy your time here.

We’d like you to feel at home, but we ask that you consider the sensibilities of others and post accordingly. Please remember that we welcome people of all ages, religious backgrounds, political persuasions, nationalities and levels of computer expertise. While we encourage a wide range of discussion, we do urge you to refrain from making incendiary posts on topics which are controversial.

Most of the membership understands the delicate balance at this forum between “dry” technical material and the potential for ranting and raving. In navigating a course between these extremes, we consider that all here will understand the relatively “light” moderation that may occasionally become necessary to keep us on track.

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You agree, by your use of this service, that you will not use this forum to post any material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, or otherwise in violation of any law. You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or by this BB.

  1. Members who violate our policies regarding the posting of any material will have the offending post locked or deleted and will receive a warning via email regarding the posting.
  2. If a member violates our policies a second time, the offending post will be deleted, the member will receive a second email warning and will be suspended from the forum for a period of 30 days.
  3. If a member violates our policies for a third time, the offending post will be deleted and the member will be permanently banned from the forum.
  4. All actions taken will be at the discretion of the Executive Committee of Techsurvivors.

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