Read This First - Legal Notes

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By ShadowApex 14 Dec 2015 20:53

Lead Developer · 374 comments

Legal Notes:


Posting any contributions (explicitly described as such) to this game on this web forum is a tacit acceptance of the fact that you are placing them under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International or any later version. You maintain your own full rights to the contributions, and may continue to do whatever you, the owner, wish to do with them, but you have given us the right to use them under the limitations of the CC BY-SA 4.0. You can read the details of the Creative Commons license here:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Please do not post any contributions to which you do not own the rights, or any derivative work under copyright law. Such actions are punishable by banning at the first or second offense, subject to moderator's and administration's judgment.

Work to which you do not hold the rights may be posted under the "fair use" exemption, but not for the purpose of contribution to this game. The "fair use" exemption was created to allow things such as commentary, parody, research and education about copyrighted works without the permission of the author. Should you make such a contribution, be sure it is legal, and be sure to accredit the copyright holder. One good place to read about the "fair use" exemption, and copyright law in general, is:
http://www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.htm