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TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS AND RESTRICTIONS
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LINKED SITES
Metblogs, whether or not affiliated with sites which may be linked to this site, is not responsible for their content (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. There is no lifeguard on duty.

DISCLAIMER
The material that you read on Metblogs sites is provided solely for entertainment and promotional purposes, however Bode Media Inc does not guarantee any of the content will be entertaining. The information and opinions expressed on the site, in Posts, Comment threads, Chat Rooms, or other forums conducted on this site (“Forums”) are not necessarily those of Bode Media Inc or its affiliated or related entities or content providers and Bode Media Inc makes no representations or warranties regarding that information or those opinions. Furthermore, neither Bode Media Inc nor its affiliated or related entities or its content providers are responsible or liable to any person or entity whatsoever (including, without limitation, persons who may use or rely on such data/materials or to whom such data/materials may be furnished) for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character whatsoever based upon or resulting from any information or opinions provided on Metblogs.com. If your feel that any of the content on Metblogs.com is hurtful, Metblogs.com recommends that you get a hobby and quit taking things so seriously.

SUBMISSIONS
In addition to welcoming your comments to the sites, Metblogs also accepts submissions through submission forms on it’s site. Submissions are made on a voluntary basis and no promise is made that those submissions will be published. You agree not to assert any ownership right of any kind in the submission (including, but not limited to copyright, trademark, unfair competition, moral rights, or implied contract) and you waive the right to receive any financial or other consideration in connection with such submission including, but not limited to, credit. This means once you send us something we own it and and publish it if we so choose, and that you can’t send us something and then complain if or when we use it. If you are very nice we might say “Thanks.”

Any notes, message/billboard postings, ideas, suggestions, concepts or other material submitted will become the property of Bode Media Inc throughout the universe and Bode Media In shall be entitled to use the material for any type of use forever including in any media whether now known or hereafter devised. While we appreciate your comments, Bode Media Inc cannot make a guarantee that it will respond to your messages. When you submit material to Metblogs.com, you agree that it has the right to publish the material for any type of use as outlined above including promotional and advertising purposes.

And remember – the Internet never forgets: Whatever you post will stay online until the last server fails and the lights go out on planet earth.

RULES FOR COMMENT SECTIONS, BULLETIN BOARDS AND CHATROOMS
Bode Media Inc is not responsible for any material posted on the Comment Sections, Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms, or other forums conducted on this site (“Forums”). You shall not upload, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish through such Forums any content which:

a) infringes any intellectual property right or any other right of any entity or person, including, but not limited to, violating anyone’s copyrights or trademarks;
b) violates any law; or
c) advocates illegal activity;

You agree to indemnify Bode Media Inc for any and all claims, damages, losses, and causes of action arising out of your publication or transmittal of Non-Approved Material or your failure to comply with these Terms of Use. While Bode Media Inc does not and cannot review every message posted by users in the Forums and is not responsible for the content of these messages, Bode Media Inc reserves the right to delete, move, or edit messages that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of applicable copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable.

COOPERATION WITH LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL AUTHORITIES
Unless you’re a total knob and Bode Media Inc feels you need to do some hard time in pound me in the ass prison, Bode Media Inc will not cooperate or provide any information to anyone, due in part to the fact that Bode Media Inc does not retain any information about it’s users. Due also in part to Bode Media Inc thinking that “the law” going after someone for posting something on the internet is a hunk of crap. Metblogs.com site administrators are also highly trained ninjas and martial artists who usually like to solve problems on their own.

CHOICE OF LAW & FORUM
The TOS and the relationship between you and Metblogs shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Metblogs agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Los Angeles or San Francisco, California.

DENIAL OF ACCESS
Bode Media Inc, for any reason and at its sole discretion, may decide that any person shall be denied access to any part of the Metblogs.com Network (a “Denial”). The sending of an e-mail notice by Bode Media Inc to any e-mail address used by the person who is the subject of a Denial shall constitute complete and sufficient notice of the Denial. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you agree to cease and desist immediately from any attempt to access any part of Metblogs.com upon issuance to you of a Denial. If you do not so cease and desist, you hereby consent to an injunction, to be entered against you by a court of competent jurisdiction as provided in these Terms of Use, permanently restraining you from attempting to access Metblogs.com.

SUMMARY
Play nice, karma is a bitch.

Troll Policy
As Bode Media Inc is striving to create a welcoming and comfortable online community, it does not welcome attack, harassment, or any other “bad behavior” by users. In the event of attack or harassment by a user, especially in the case of users posting comments to Metblogs.com sites using fake names or trying to cover up their identity, Bode Media Inc reserves the right to use any information provided by the user including name, e-mail address, IP address or other personally identifying information to stop such harassment. Bode Media Inc feels strongly that people who hide behind fake names are big chickens.

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