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Terms and condition

 

The primary purpose of this site is to give people a social networking community space which does not alter your feed, market you as a product, or give your private information away. That's how we'll do things, with those priorities in mind. We don't track, look at or sell your information. We can't. If law enforcement wants your data, we'll show them that we can't. Your feed won't be manipulated to manipulate you. It's in order of people you follow posting. Pretty simple stuff.

Before we get to the legal jargon, let's just put it plainly: By using this free service, we ask you to be respectful to each other, represent yourself honestly, and to not be a jerk. You also understand that this is a free service and we're not to be held responsible for glitches, how people use it, or any other stuff. We put it out there. That's the extent of our responsibility: we gave you this thing. Please use it wisely and remember that when you put stuff up on a social network, it's fairly public. Please feel free to use any of the tools here. Network, blog, do anything you like. No warranty is expressed or implied. Okay. Now the legal jargon:

Terms of Use

ATTENTION: BY USING THIS WEBSITE (“SITE”), YOU AGREE AND AFFIRM THAT YOU HAVE READ AND ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE THIS SITE. THESE TERMS OF USE GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE SITE, ANY CONTENT (SUCH AS TEXT, DATA, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, GRAPHICS, OR PHOTOGRAPHS) THAT MEDIAREVOLT.ORG (MediaRevolt”) MAY MAKE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE (COLLECTIVELY, “MATERIALS”) AND ANY SERVICES THAT MediaRevolt MAY PROVIDE THROUGH THE SITE (COLLECTIVELY, “SERVICES”). THE SITE, MATERIALS, AND SERVICES ARE REFERRED TO IN THESE TERMS OF USE COLLECTIVELY AS “MediaRevolt WEBSITES.”
 

Your use of the MediaRevolt.org forms a legal agreement between you and MediaRevolt and is subject to the terms of that agreement as stated in these Terms of Use. You acknowledge and agree that MediaRevolt may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the MediaRevolt Websites to you or to users generally, at MediaRevolt’s sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the the MediaRevolt Websites at any time. You do not need to specifically inform MediaRevolt when you stop using the MediaRevolt Websites. In order to access certain Materials or Services, you may be required to provide information about yourself (such as identification or contact details) as part of the registration process for the Service, or as part of your continued use of the Services. You agree that any registration information you give to MediaRevolt will always be accurate, correct and up to date.
 

Content of, and/or opinions expressed on, the MediaRevolt Websites and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors, not of MediaRevolt. The content is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to be an endorsement or representation by MediaRevolt or any other party. You understand that all information (such as data files, written text, computer software, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the MediaRevolt Websites are the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated. You understand and acknowledge that the MediaRevolt Websites may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by MediaRevolt or by other entities. You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the MediaRevolt Websites, either in whole or in part, unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by MediaRevolt or by the owners of rights to content of the MediaRevolt Websites, in a separate agreement.
 

Use of MediaRevolt Websites
 

MediaRevolt authorizes you to use the MediaRevolt Websites only for your own personal, non-commercial purposes. Use of the MediaRevolt Websites for any public or commercial purpose (including, without limitation, on another site or through a networked computer environment) without an express written agreement with MediaRevolt is strictly prohibited. If you make copies of any of the Materials, you must retain on any such copies all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Materials. You may not modify, publicly display, publicly perform, or distribute the Materials. As between you and MediaRevolt, MediaRevolt owns the MediaRevolt Websites. The MediaRevolt Websites are protected under United States and international copyright laws. Any unauthorized use of the MediaRevolt Websites may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.
 

You agree to use the MediaRevolt Websites only for purposes that are permitted by (a) the Terms of Use and (b) any applicable law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines in the relevant jurisdictions. You agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the MediaRevolt Websites by any means other than through the interface that is provided by MediaRevolt, unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with MediaRevolt. You specifically agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of the MediaRevolt Websites through any automated means (including use of scripts or web crawlers). You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts the Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Services). Unless you have been specifically permitted to do so in a separate agreement with MediaRevolt, you agree that you will not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade or resell the Materials or Services for any purpose. You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that MediaRevolt has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any breach of your obligations under the Terms of Use and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which MediaRevolt may suffer) of any such breach.
 

MediaRevolt reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all content from the MediaRevolt Websites.
 

Access

You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all equipment and services needed for access to and use of the MediaRevolt Websites. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your MediaRevolt Websites password and you are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your password. You agree to notify MediaRevolt immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or any other breach of security related to the MediaRevolt Websites. MediaRevolt reserves the right to require you to change your password if MediaRevolt believes that your password no longer is secure.
 

Prohibited uses
 

You agree not to use the MediaRevolt Websites (a) in a manner that violates any local, state, national, foreign, or international statute, regulation, rule, order, treaty, or other law; (b) to stalk, harass, or harm another individual; (c) to impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or (d) to interfere with or disrupt the MediaRevolt Websites or servers or networks connected to the MediaRevolt Websites. You further agree not to (1) use any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering or extraction methods in connection with the MediaRevolt Websites; or (2) attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the MediaRevolt Websites or any other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to the MediaRevolt Websites, whether through hacking, password mining, or any other means.

 

Termination
 

MediaRevolt may terminate, suspend, or modify your registration with, or access to, all or part of the MediaRevolt Websites, without notice, at any time and for any reason. You may discontinue your participation in and access to the MediaRevolt Websites at any time. If you breach any of these Terms of Use, your authorization to use the MediaRevolt Websites automatically terminates and you agree to immediately destroy any downloaded or printed content obtained from the MediaRevolt Websites (and any copies thereof).
 

Disclaimers
 

THE MediaRevolt WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE MediaRevolt WEBSITES IS WITH YOU, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRESENCE OF ADWARE, VIRUSES, SPYWARE, AND/OR WORMS, ETC. SHOULD THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU, AND NOT MediaRevolt, ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING AND REPAIR. MediaRevolt EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, WITH RESPECT TO THE MediaRevolt WEBSITES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS). WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, MediaRevolt MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE MediaRevolt WEBSITES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE MediaRevolt WEBSITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE MediaRevolt WEBSITES WILL BE CORRECTED. MediaRevolt MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE MediaRevolt WEBSITES OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE MediaRevolt WEBSITES. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE MediaRevolt WEBSITES OR FROM MediaRevolt, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR OTHER AFFILIATED COMPANIES, OR ITS OR THEIR SUPPLIERS (OR THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS OF ANY SUCH ENTITIES) (COLLECTIVELY, “THE MediaRevolt PARTIES”) SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY. MediaRevolt DISCLAIMS ALL EQUITABLE INDEMNITIES.
 

Limitation of Liability
 

IN NO EVENT WILL ANY OF THE MediaRevolt PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR (A) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OR (B) ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER IN EXCESS OF ONE HUNDRED UNITED STATES (US$100.00) DOLLARS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOSS OF REVENUES, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF USE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES), ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE MediaRevolt WEBSITES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THE MediaRevolt WEBSITES), WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARE BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTE, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND EVEN IF ANY MediaRevolt PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED (OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN) OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
 

Exclusions and limitations
 

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for certain damages. Accordingly, some of the above disclaimers and limitations of liability may not apply to you. To the extent that any MediaRevolt Party may not, as a matter of applicable law, disclaim any implied warranty or limit its liabilities, the scope and duration of such warranty and the extent of the MediaRevolt Party’s liability shall be the minimum permitted under such applicable law.
 

Modifications to MediaRevolt Websites
 

MediaRevolt reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the MediaRevolt Websites at any time without notice to you.
 

User submissions
 

Certain areas of the MediaRevolt Websites may permit you to submit feedback, information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, or other materials (each, a “User Submission”). By submitting a User Submission; whether blog posts contributed via RSS, blog posts written directly on the site, or comments, the contributor agrees to give MediaRevolt a perpetual, non-exclusive license to the content that MediaRevolt publishes; you grant to MediaRevolt an irrevocable, perpetual, transferable, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide, license (sublicensable through multiple tiers) to (a) use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform, and publicly display your User Submissions (or any modification thereto), in whole or in part, in any format or medium now known or later developed and (b) use (and permit others to use) your User Submission in any manner and for any purpose (including, without limitation, commercial purposes) that MediaRevolt deems appropriate in its sole discretion (including, without limitation, to incorporate your User Submission or any modification thereto, in whole or in part, into any technology, product, or service). MediaRevolt reserves the right to display advertisements in connection with User Submissions and to use User Submissions for advertising and promotional purposes. MediaRevolt may, but is not obligated to, pre-screen User Submissions or monitor any area of the MediaRevolt Websites through which User Submissions may be submitted. You agree that you are solely responsible for all of your User Submissions. MediaRevolt is not required to host, display, or distribute any User Submissions on or through the MediaRevolt Websites and may remove at any time or refuse any User Submissions for any reason. MediaRevolt is not responsible for any loss, theft, or damage of any kind to any User Submissions. MediaRevolt does not want to receive any User Submission that is confidential. You understand and agree that any User Submission will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and that MediaRevolt will be free to disclose your User Submission to any third party absent any obligation of confidence on the part of the recipient. MediaRevolt does not guarantee that you will have any recourse through MediaRevolt or any third party to edit or delete any User Submission you have submitted. By posting you agree to be solely responsible for the content of all information you contribute, link to, or otherwise upload to the website and release MediaRevolt.org from any liability related to your use of the Website.
 

By submitting any User Submission, you represent and warrant that:

 

  1. you are at least 18 years old;

  2. you own all rights in your User Submissions (including, without limitation, all rights to the audio, video, or digital recording and the performance contained in your User Submissions) or, alternatively, you have acquired all necessary rights in your User Submissions to enable you to grant to MediaRevolt the rights in your User Submissions described herein;

  3. you have paid and will pay in full all license fees, clearance fees, and other financial obligations, of any kind, arising from any use or commercial exploitation of your User Submissions;

  4. you are the individual pictured and/or heard in your User Submissions or, alternatively, you have obtained permission from each person (including consent from parents or guardians for any individual under the age of eighteen (18)) who appears and/or is heard in your User Submissions to grant the rights to MediaRevolt described herein;

  5. your User Submissions do not infringe the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or any other legal or moral rights of any third party;

  6. you voluntarily agree to waive all “moral rights” that you may have in your User Submission;

  7. any information contained in your User Submission is not known by you to be false, inaccurate, or misleading;

  8. your User Submission does not violate any law (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination, or false advertising);

  9. your User Submission is not, and may not reasonably be considered to be, defamatory, libelous, hateful, racially, ethnically, religiously, or otherwise biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening, or unlawfully harassing to any individual, partnership, or corporation, vulgar, pornographic, obscene, or invasive of another’s privacy;

  10. you were not and will not be compensated or granted any consideration by any third party for submitting your User Submission;

  11. your User Submission does not incorporate materials from a third party web site, or addresses, email addresses, contact information, or phone numbers (other than your own);

  12. your User Submission does not contain any viruses, worms, spyware, adware, or other potentially damaging programs or files;

  13. your User Submission does not contain any information that you consider confidential, proprietary, or personal;

  14. your User Submission does not contain or constitute any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation;

  15. you are solely responsible for the content of all information you contribute, link to, or otherwise upload to MediaRevolt Websites; and

  16. you release and indemnify MediaRevolt and sponsors of MediaRevolt Websites from any claims and/or liability related to your use of those Websites.
     

Content Contributors
 

MediaRevolt publishes user contributed content in the form of blog posts and comments. By providing blog posts either via RSS feed or directly on the site, comments or other content to the site, contributors agree to the following:

1. Contributors may cease contributing new content at any time by emailing the site editorial team

2. MediaRevolt reserves the right to not publish contributed content at MediaRevolt’s discretion.

3. MediaRevolt will attribute content to the author.

4. MediaRevolt reserves the right to syndicate all contributed content in summary form via RSS to third parties.

5. All contributed content may contain the author’s byline, a very brief biography of the author, and, in the case of material provided to us via RSS from the author’s own blog, a link back to the original post in the footer of the full post.

6. Contributing authors are solely responsible for the originality and accuracy of their submissions.

7. MediaRevolt has a zero-tolerance policy for plagiarism. MediaRevolt recognizes that blogging is a heavily referential medium and that bloggers frequently cite and quote from each other’s work. Such citations might be protected under the legal doctrine of fair use. However, MediaRevolt will remove any post that crosses the line from fair use to plagiarism, at MediaRevolt’s sole discretion. Authors who knowingly submit plagiarized work may be banned from MediaRevolt communities.

8. MediaRevolt reserves the right to remove any sharing links or advertising accompanying contributed posts.

9. MediaRevolt reserves the right to set fonts and styles, adjust image alignments, and otherwise alter post layout to insure that posts comply with MediaRevolt’s global site styling.

10. From time to time, MediaRevolt may need to display summary versions of contributed content. In such cases, MediaRevolt may edit posts in summary form. Such summaries will contain a link to the full and unaltered post. In such circumstances, MediaRevolt will strive to preserve the original meaning and intent of the content.

11. MediaRevolt reserves the right to edit post headlines for clarity or search engine optimization (keyword inclusion).

12. MediaRevolt reserves the right to make corrections for spelling and grammar.

13. MediaRevolt reserves the right to reproduce blogger bios and accompanying pictures in MediaRevolt’s marketing and promotional materials.
 

Visitors
 

MediaRevolt’s communities are intended to enable lively but civil interaction. Use of language that is abusive, off-topic, uses excessive foul language, or includes ad hominem attacks will not be tolerated. MediaRevolt reserves the right to determine what constitutes inappropriate behavior and to bar offenders at its sole discretion. Unless expressly permitted, you may not publish or reproduce the content that appears on any part of this site. MediaRevolt reserves the right to block or remove postings or communications at any time at MediaRevolt’s sole discretion.

Links to third-party websites
 

Some links on MediaRevolt Websites may link to third-party sites. Such links are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave the MediaRevolt Websites. MediaRevolt is not obligated to review such third-party websites, does not control such third-party websites, and is not responsible for any such third-party websites or their content (or the products, services, or content available through the same). Thus, MediaRevolt does not endorse or make any representations about such third-party websites, any information, software, products, services, or materials found there or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to from the MediaRevolt Network, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Linking to this Site
 

You may create links to this Site from other websites, but only in accordance with the following terms and in compliance with all applicable laws.

Absent MediaRevolt’s written authorization otherwise, a website that links to this Site:

  1. may link to, but shall not replicate, any content of the MediaRevolt Websites (including any MediaRevolt logo);

  2. shall not create a browser or border environment around any content of the MediaRevolt Websites;

  3. shall not imply that MediaRevolt endorses such website or any products, services, or content available through such website;

  4. shall not misrepresent its relationship with MediaRevolt;

  5. shall not present false or misleading information about MediaRevolt, its products, or its services;

  6. shall not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive, or controversial; and

  7. shall contain only content that is appropriate for all age groups.

Trademarks
 

MediaRevolt and any other product or service name or slogan or logo contained in the MediaRevolt Websites are trademarks of MediaRevolt or its suppliers or licensors and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of MediaRevolt or the applicable trademark holder. Ownership of all such trademarks and the goodwill associated therewith remains with MediaRevolt or the applicable trademark holder. You may not use any metatags or any other “hidden text” utilizing any name, trademark, or product or service name of MediaRevolt without MediaRevolt’s prior written permission. In addition, the look and feel of the Site (including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts) is the service mark, trademark, and/or trade dress of MediaRevolt and may not be copied, imitated, or used (in whole or in part) without MediaRevolt’s prior written permission. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation thereof by MediaRevolt.

Procedure for making claims of infringement
 

MediaRevolt respects the intellectual property rights of others. Accordingly, MediaRevolt has a policy of removing User Submissions that violate copyright law, suspending access to the MediaRevolt Websites (or any portion thereof) to any user who uses the MediaRevolt Websites in violation of copyright law and/or terminating in appropriate circumstances the account of any user who uses the MediaRevolt Websites in violation of copyright law. Pursuant to Title 17 of the United States Code, Section 512, MediaRevolt has implemented procedures for receiving written notification of claimed copyright infringement and for processing such claims in accordance with such law. If you believe your copyright or other intellectual property right is being infringed by a user of the MediaRevolt Websites, please provide written notice to the following MediaRevolt agent for notice of claims of infringement:
 


Email: revolution@mediarevolt.org

 

Your written notice must: (a) contain your physical or electronic signature; (b) identify the copyrighted work or other intellectual property alleged to have been infringed; (c) identify the allegedly infringing material in a sufficiently precise manner to allow MediaRevolt to locate that material; (d) contain adequate information by which MediaRevolt can contact you (including postal address, telephone number, and e-mail address); (e) contain a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material or other intellectual property is not authorized by the owner, the owner’s agent or the law; (f) contain a statement that the information in the written notice is accurate; and (g) contain a statement, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright or other intellectual property right owner.
 

International and export issues
 

MediaRevolt makes no representation that the MediaRevolt Websites is appropriate or available for use outside the United States and access to the MediaRevolt Websites from territories where its contents are illegal or restricted is prohibited. If you choose to access the MediaRevolt Websites from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable Laws.

Indemnification
 

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the MediaRevolt Parties from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) that such parties may incur as a result of or arising from your (or anyone using your account’s) violation of these Terms of Use. MediaRevolt reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you and, in such case, you agree to cooperate with MediaRevolt’s defense of such claim.

Electronic communications
 

When you visit the Site or send e-mails to MediaRevolt, you are communicating with MediaRevolt electronically. MediaRevolt may respond to you by e-mail or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all such notices, disclosures, and other communications that MediaRevolt provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

General
 

These Terms of Use constitute the entire and exclusive and final statement of the agreement between you and MediaRevolt with respect to the subject matter hereof, superseding any prior agreements or negotiations between you and MediaRevolt with respect to such subject matter. TAll lawsuits arising from or relating to these Terms of Use shall be brought in the Federal or State courts of MediaRevolt's choosing, and you hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts for such purpose. The failure of MediaRevolt to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, you nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the intentions of MediaRevolt and you as reflected in the provision, and that the other provisions of these Terms of Use remain in full force and effect. The section titles in these Terms of Use are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. These Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect notwithstanding any termination of your use of the MediaRevolt Websites. These Terms of Use will be interpreted without application of any strict construction in favor of or against you or MediaRevolt. These Terms of Use, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by MediaRevolt without restriction.
 

Modifications to these Terms of Use
 

MediaRevolt may, in its sole and absolute discretion, change these Terms of Use from time to time. MediaRevolt will post notice of such changes on the applicable Site. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse shall be to cease using the MediaRevolt Websites. Continued use of the MediaRevolt Websites following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes. Certain provisions of these Terms of Use may be superseded by expressly-designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of the MediaRevolt Websites and, in such circumstances, the expressly-designated legal notice or term shall be deemed to be incorporated into these Terms of Use and to supersede the provision(s) of these Terms of Use that are designated as being superseded.