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We reserve the right to remove comments on which:

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  • Are promotional
  • Are off-topic
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  • Are offensive
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  • Contain spam
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  • Risk breaking UK and other relevant law
  • Risk contempt of court

We reserve the right to suspend profiles on which:

  • Advertise products / services / companies
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  • Are offensive
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  • Contain unsuitable links
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    • Infographics
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A user profile on InfoQ should contain:

  • A person’s real name, not a nickname, alias, or company name
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  • The links should lead to your blog, personal profile, social or professional media pages etc.
  • The photograph of a person - from the chest up; do not include other people in the photograph. We do not allow: sketches, cartoons, avatars of any kind (personal or company), logos of companies, promotional pictures or infographics. You also have the option not to upload any picture.

We currently are not able to offer profile pages for companies, as this falls under the advertising policy.

We reserve the right to block or remove the accounts of offenders. In addition comments for the purpose of back-link building rather than adding value to a discussion will be deleted and the account suspended.

We respect other people's rights, and expect you to do the same. InfoQ is dedicated to providing a harassment-free community for all readers, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate anywhere on the site and violating these rules will cause your account to be blocked.

Any form of offensive or harassing communication is not allowed on InfoQ. Please inform if you feel a violation has taken place and the InfoQ team will address the situation.

Last Updated: September, 17 2021.