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• You support a civil environment and do not harass other users.
• You do not harm our technology infrastructure.
• You take responsibility for your contributions or edits.
• You generally must license your contributions and edits to our website under a free and open license (unless your contribution is in the public domain).
• The content of articles is for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional advice.
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• you report any vulnerabilities to developers; and
• you do not undertake such actions with malicious or destructive intent.
We reserve the right to exercise our enforcement discretion with respect to the above terms.
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10. Other Terms
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