Terms of Service for Online news Publications


can restrict access, change conditions and terms- at any time.

can download/copy content and other downloadable items for personal use only

written permission needed from The New York Times Rights and permission office for other-than personal use reasons.

about posting on the site :

can not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish on to the Services any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material.

no spam or verbal abuse, no hate speech or discrimination

Debate; don’t attack

No solicitation of funds or services or advertising; no commercial posts.

NYT basically owns the rights to anything that you comment

owns your content through third parties?

can delete any comment

if you wrote content in the publication than you can not review or comment on it or competing works

“does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, or distributed through the Services by any user, information provider or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk. THE SERVICES AND ALL DOWNLOADABLE SOFTWARE ARE DISTRIBUTED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF THE SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.”




Copywrite? Linking? Responsibilities for posting? Would these stand up in court?

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