Terms of Service, major new edition

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Ben
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Terms of Service, major new edition

Post by Ben » Wed May 11, 2016 2:22 am

Dear all,
We've just published a major new edition to our Terms of Service.
i know for most people it's not the most exciting subject in the world but it does govern behaviour here at DW and it is immediately effective. Please take a couple of minutes to give the TOS a read.

Terms of Service

At this point I would like to publically acknowledge all DW staff for their assistance in updating the TOS, but in particular SDC who has been central in driving this project.
Kind regards,
Ben
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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Terms of Service, major new edition

Post by Kim OHara » Wed May 11, 2016 2:57 am

Excellent work, everyone. :twothumbsup:
DW has always been incredibly civilised, for an online forum, and these new rules will help keep it that way.

:namaste:
Kim

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Re: Terms of Service, major new edition

Post by retrofuturist » Wed May 11, 2016 5:42 am

Greetings,

Thanks to those who were involved - it looks well-structured and conducive to the civilized sharing of different perspectives.

Metta,
Paul. :)
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Re: Terms of Service, major new edition

Post by Bakmoon » Thu May 12, 2016 12:45 am

Wow, I really like the new TOS. Very succinct, clear, and effective. Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu!
The non-doing of any evil,
The performance of what's skillful,
The cleansing of one's own mind:
This is the Buddhas' teaching.

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