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Blog Comment Policy

All comments submitted to the Rho’s blog are reviewed by a moderator prior to posting.  Rho has developed the following guidelines to determine which comments will be posted.  Rho is committed to posting all comments that further discussion related to topics contained in this blog and encourage reasonable, professional disagreement and debate; however, Rho retains the right to not post, delete or edit any comment at our sole discretion.

  • Comments that could be considered to be libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal will not be posted. 
  • Be courteous. Comments may not threaten or verbally abuse other members, use defamatory language, or deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive messages, meaningless messages or "spam."  
  • Use respectful language. Like any community, the online conversation flourishes only when our members feel welcome and safe. Comments that use language that abuses or discriminates on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual preference, age, region, disability, etc will not be posted.
  • Debate, but don't attack. In a community full of opinions and preferences, people always disagree. Rho encourages active discussions and welcomes heated debate on the blog, but comments considered personal attacks will not be posted. 
  • The blog may be used only in a noncommercial manner. Comments seeking to distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services will not be posted.
  • Submissions made to the blog may also be included in our RSS feeds and APIs and may be made available for republishing through other formats.   
  • You grant Rho a perpetual, nonexclusive, world-wide, royalty free, sub-licensable license to the submissions, which includes without limitation the right for Rho or any third party Rho designates, to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, modify and adapt (including without limitation the right to adapt to streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies) in any form or media now known or hereinafter developed, any submission posted by you to the Rho blog.
  • You are solely responsible for the content of your submissions. Rho reviews every submission with the guidelines here in mind, but is not responsible for the content of these messages. 
  • Rho reserves the right to delete, move, or edit submissions that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable. 
  • By making a submission, you are consenting to its display on the site and for related online and offline promotional uses.