Terms of Service

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Use of Content: Creative Commons Licenses
Users retain their copyrights to all submitted works. If a user republishes his or her work elsewhere, we do require you to include this credit line: “First appeared on The Nice Report—http://www.thenicereport.net.

All user submissions to TNR are governed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. This means visitors are free to copy, distribute, display, and perform the submitted work with attribution, for non-commercial purposes only, and cannot make derivative works from the submitted work.

By submitting information to TNR, you grant TNR a perpetual, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, distribute, and otherwise exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to that information at TNR’s sole discretion, including storing such information on its servers and incorporating it in other works in any media now known or yet to be developed—including, without limitation, published books in all formats. If you do not wish to grant these rights, it is suggested that you do not submit information to this website. TNR reserves the right to select, edit, and arrange submissions, and to remove information from the website at any time at its sole discretion.

Editing of Content
TNR reserves the right to edit any content submitted. When we do edit reader content, we do so with a light touch, mainly for purposes of copyediting, formatting, and clarity, and very rarely for language. Readers have the right to remove their submissions if they do not agree with the changes.

External-Link Disclaimer
TNR contains links to external, third-party websites along with relevant commentary to provide our visitors with an up-to-date digest of current news stories in our areas of interest.

TNR does not operate or control and has no responsibility for the information, products, and/or services found on any external sites. Nor do we represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information, products and/or services provided on or through any external sites, including, without limitation, warranties of any kind, either express or implied, warranties of title or non-infringement, or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

In plain English: Visitors to TNR assume complete responsibility and risk in their use of any external sites to which we link. Visitors should direct their concerns regarding any external link to that site’s administrator or webmaster.

Comments and Discussion Terms of Use
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  • If a comment is made using your identity, it will be deemed to have been posted by you.
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  • Keep all comments relevant and “on-topic” to the particular post open for Comments.
  • TNR will not accept responsibility for information posted in the Comments.

Please note that Comments are moderated—that is, they are reviewed by an editor before going live on the site. If TNR, at its sole discretion, deems a Comment to be in violation of these Terms of Use, that Comment will be rejected.

Notification of Changes
Whenever TNR changes its Terms of Service, we will post those changes here and in other places we deem appropriate so that our users will be aware of such changes.

The Bottom Line
Please be nice, and help us ensure that the TNR community as a whole is a nice one. Many thanks for your contributions.

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