Terms Of Use


Wow! You actually came to this page. Our lawyers made us include it and made
us use a precious button on our home page to get you here.

At first, we thought the lawyers were a real pain. But then we read the page. What a Netwakening!
It’s really important stuff. We took the legalese the lawyers wrote and translated it
into readable English. So be smart and read the stuff on this page. It
could prevent you from hearing from our lawyers, or worse yet, from really nasty
people, like prosecutors.

Here’s the deal:

We run this site so that people like you (and people you like) can use it for
personal entertainment, information, education, and communication. So go ahead and browse around all you like. You can even download stuff from the site but only for noncommercial, personal use.

If you do, though, don’t fool around with the copyright and other notices all over the stuff.
They’re there for a really good reason. And don’t even think about distributing,
modifying, transmitting, reusing, re-posting, or anything else uncool with any of
the stuff, including the text, images, audio, and video, for public or commercial
purposes unless we give you written permission. And it’s not likely we will.

If you visit our site, you’re also legally obligated to [read: stuck with] the terms
and conditions listed below and any other law or regulation that applies to the
site, the Internet, the World Wide Web, or state of Florida. You shouldn’t access or
browse the site if you have any problem with that, because once you start,
there’s no turning back you are bound by [read: stuck with] the terms and

So here’s the scoop on our Top Ten Rules for visitors who hang out on our site:

1. For everyone’s sake, just assume that everything on the site is copyrighted
unless we say it’s not. So you can’t use the stuff except how we say you can on
this page or anywhere else on the site without our written permission. And like
we said before, it’s not likely we’ll give you permission anyway. In fact, even if we
wanted to, the lawyers are likely to veto any deal anyway. So it’s better you don’t
even ask.

2. While we try to include accurate stuff on the site, we’re not promising you it’s
accurate. In fact, we’re not promising you anything except fun and entertainment.
So if you use stuff on the site, you’re using it at your own risk. Don’t call us if
there’s a problem because we assume no liability or responsibility for errors or
omissions on the site.

3. We and anybody else who helped us create, produce, or deliver the site are
not liable for any damages you suffer when you use it. In particular, the lawyers
want you to know that our disclaimer includes “direct, incidental, consequential,
indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the site.
Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the site is provided to you ‘AS IS’

Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied
warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your
local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied
warranties. ” Ugh! What a mouthful from the mouthpieces.

We put all of that in quotes because we couldn’t figure out any other way to say it
that the lawyers would accept. But here’s the bottom line: we’re not responsible if you’re
browsing around and the site damages you or your computer or infects it with
any nasty viruses. We sure hope that doesn’t happen, but if it does, don’t call us.

4. If you don’t want the world to know something, don’t post in on the site in any
bulletin board or anyplace else. That’s because anything you disclose to us is
ours. That’s right: ours. So we can do anything we want with the stuff you post.
We can reproduce it, disclose it, transmit it, publish it, broadcast it, and post it
someplace else. We can even send it to your mother (as soon as we find her
address). Not only that, we can even use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or
techniques you post any way we want to, including, developing, manufacturing
and marketing products or other stuff using the information you post.

5. Pictures of people or places shown on the site are either our property or
someone else’s property we’re using with their permission. No matter what, it’s
definitely not your property. You or any of your net-friends can’t use it unless we
said you could on this page or somewhere else on the site. And guess what -
we won’t say yes. So be careful because unauthorized use may violate
all sorts of nasty laws. Be smart, keep the stuff you download to yourself.

6. There are also a lot of trademarks, logos, and service marks on the site that
either we own or we’re using with someone else’s permission. So don’t think you
have any kind of license or right to use them, because you don’t and we’re not
about to give you one. If you don’t leave them alone and mess with our
trademarks, logos and service marks on our site, we’ll probably go ballistic, so
will the companies that own the other trademarks, logos and service marks. That
means that we’re likely to sue you or to ask a prosecutor to come after you for
messing around with our property or the property of others.

7. You’ll probably notice we’ve linked our site to lots of others. While that’s cool, it
doesn’t mean we’ve looked at all those sites, much less checked them out
periodically to see what’s going on. So don’t blame us if some site you link to is
bad or has stuff on it that offends you or your pets. Go ahead and link, but
remember, you’re doing it at your risk.

8. That brings us to what you do on our own site. While we occasionally listen in
on chat groups, or look at the posting in our discussion groups or on our bulletin
boards, we take no responsibility and assume no liability for the content of those
locations or for any mistakes, defamation, libel, slander, omissions, falsehoods,
obscenity, pornography, or profanity you might encounter when you visit such
places on our site. And don’t be stupid by posting or transmitting any unlawful,
threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory,
pornographic, nasty, mean, or profane material or any material that law
enforcement types may consider a criminal offense, get someone in court on a
civil lawsuit, or for that matter violate any law – anywhere, anytime.
While we certainly respect your privacy, we have no choice but to fully cooperate
with any law enforcement authorities or court which might ask us who might have
posted nasty stuff on our site.

9. Software that we use on this Site is protected by all sorts of patriotic U.S. laws.
Because of that, you can’t download or send the software to anyone in the
vacation travel spots of Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other
country where United States has embargoed goods; or (get this) to anyone on
the United States Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals,
the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders, or the FBI’s Most
Wanted Internet Creeps List (just kidding on the last one). As if that were not
tough enough, if you live in or are a national of any of those lovely places, you’re
not even supposed to be reading this page, so beat it!

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Power Dialog LLC © 2010-2012