Commit 98cba59d authored by Aaron Wolf's avatar Aaron Wolf

terms: no FLO licensing of *private* posts

parent adf8e592
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If we determine your bandwidth usage to be significantly excessive in relation to other Users, we reserve the right to take technical measures to reduce your bandwidth consumption and to suspend your Account if necessary.
### D. Copyright Licensing and Using Content from Snowdrift.coop
Most writings and images at Snowdrift.coop are free to use and share under CC BY-SA (with attribution credit simply to "Snowdrift.coop"), with the following exceptions and qualifications:
Most public writings and images at Snowdrift.coop are free to use and share under CC BY-SA (with attribution credit simply to "Snowdrift.coop"), with the following exceptions and qualifications:
- The Snowdrift.coop website source code is licensed under the terms of the [GNU AGPLv3+](https://git.snowdrift.coop/sd/snowdrift/blob/master/LICENSE.md).
- All Snowdrift.coop trademarks belong to Snowdrift.coop, and any use of our trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, or domain names must be in compliance with both these Terms and with our [Trademark Policy](https://snowdrift.coop/trademarks).
- User-Submitted Content (including Project listings and forum postings) may use different (but usually compatible) terms where explicitly specified. For such Content, you must follow any applicable Trademark policies and give attribution credit to the specific project or user rather than to Snowdrift.coop.
- Any use of private content (such as emails, forum messages, or posts in restricted forum categories) remains All Rights Reserved unless otherwise specified.
### E. User-Submitted Content
**Short version:** *Other than Trademarks or unambiguous cases of Fair Use, Content submitted to Snowdrift.coop must be compatible with the free/libre/open licensing that we use (CC BY-SA primarily). Users are responsible for submitting within their legal rights and retain any copyrights and moral rights within the free/libre/open license terms. We have the right to remove content as needed.*
**Short version:** *Other than Trademarks or unambiguous cases of Fair Use, Content submitted to Snowdrift.coop in public contexts must be compatible with the free/libre/open licensing that we use (CC BY-SA primarily). Users are responsible for submitting within their legal rights and retain any copyrights and moral rights within the free/libre/open license terms. We have the right to remove content as needed.*
As per our mission to grow the commons of free knowledge and free culture, all users contributing to projects are required to grant general permissions to re-distribute and re-use their contributions freely, so long as that use is properly attributed and the same freedom to re-use and re-distribute is granted to any derivative works.
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#### 3. Ownership of Content, Right to Post, and License Grants
You agree to only submit Content if you have all necessary legal rights to submit it and follow these requirements:
a. If you are the sole copyright holder, you agree to apply the following licenses (or a compatible license, specified in writing) to your submissions:
a. If you are the sole copyright holder, you agree to apply the following licenses (or a compatible license, specified in writing) to your *public* submissions:
- for code submissions, the [GNU AGPLv3+](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl) (including the "or later version" clause)
- for non-code submissions, the [Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/) (“CC BY-SA”)^[To state your preference for one of the primary CC BY-SA compatible alternatives, you may specify (such as in your forum profile or alongside submissions) that your submissions are (as primary compatible examples) licensed under the [Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) (“CC BY”) or that you waive your copyright via the Universal Public Domain Dedication](https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/[CC0).]
Please note that these licenses allow commercial uses of your contributions (as long as such uses are compliant with all other terms of these licenses).
User Submitted Content in *private* contexts (such as in forum messages or in restricted categories of the forum) only uses the above licensing if explicitly specified.
b. If you do not (solely) own any copyrights, you warrant that the Content is available to you and to us under terms compatible with the licenses above (including Content being Public Domain or unambiguously allowable under recognized Fair Use doctrines), and you must follow the terms (such as indicating attribution) per any applicable license of the Content.
c. For Trademarked Content (such as project logos), you must have legal authority to grant usage and agree to grant Snowdrift.coop permission to display the Trademarks where appropriate in reference to the trademarked project, goods, or services.
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The Snowdrift.coop Terms of Service are made available by us in their entirety under [CC-BY-SA 4.0 International](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/).
The Snowdrift.coop Terms of Service are made available by us in their entirety under [CC BY-SA 4.0 International](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/).
These Terms were derived significantly from the May 25, 2018 version of the GitHub Terms of Service (which are public domain via CC0). Some sections were derived from Wikimedia Terms of Use and DreamWidth Terms of Service.
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