Winston-Salem, Business, News, Events, Greensboro, Technology, IT Services

Rules of the Blog

Welcome to “BITS of Winston-Salem.” (Business, Information, Technology & Services of Winston-Salem.) This is a community forum for residents, business people, and visitors to post opinions, announce events, discuss news, seek out information and services, and ask questions on subjects of interest. Our intent is to provide and develop an interactive community discussion to facilitate the flow of information and help to bring the community closer.

This is a moderated and actively monitored forum. There is a code of conduct and behavior that we would like our posters to follow. Penalties for failing to comply with the rules may result in suspension or being banned from the forum.

  1. While you will may be writing under a user name we would ask that your participation be as if your real name and picture were to be displayed as you typed. Users will be asked to supply an email address that can be verified with an ISP.

  1. Be courteous to others! You agree not to attack personally fellow posters, authors, or the staff and management of the blog. You may disagree, provided your tone is moderated and you do not resort to personal attacks.

  1. Any information you disclose is solely your responsibility and in the case of dubious information, it will be removed if it cannot be independently verified. Any sensitive, proprietary, confidential, or financial information that is posted is also the responsibility of the poster. The staff, management, and owners of this blog site are held harmless from any liability which may arise out of that post.

  1. You agree not to post any material that is obscene, defamatory, profane, libelous, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful or embarrassing to another person or any other person or entity.

  1. Any links in the blog will be scanned for content and the links broken if the link does not conform to the rules.

  1. You agree not to post any material that is copyrighted unless (a) you are the copyright owner, (b) have the express, written permission of the copyright owner to post the copyrighted material on your blog, or (c) are reasonably sure that the use of any copyrighted material conforms to the doctrine of “fair use.”

  1. You agree not to post any material that violates the privacy or publicity rights of another.

  1. You agree not to post material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or any other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data, or information.

  1. You acknowledge that any reliance on material, content and/or links posted by other parties will be at your own risk. You assume full legal responsibility and liability for all actions arising from your posts.

“The opinions expressed on this site are the opinions of the participating user. Thomas Nelson acts only as a passive conduit for the online distribution and publication of user-submitted material, content and/or links and expressly DOES NOT endorse any user-submitted material, content and/or links or assume any liability for any actions of the participating user.”

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