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Last updateWed, 27 Aug 2014 10am

Comments Policy

Comments and debate are welcome at CVIndependent.com, but the following will be removed by our administrator:

• Potentially libelous comments.

• Obscene, racist or bigoted comments.

• Personal attacks, insults, or threatening language. Name-calling will not be tolerated.

• Plagiarized material.

• Private, personal information published without consent.

• Comments totally unrelated to the topic of the post.

• Commercial promotions or spam.

• Hyperlinks to material that is not directly related to the discussion.

• Comments that are duplicated on multiple stories or articles.

• Comments that are typed in all caps. That's shouting.

• Comments using fake names or fake email addresses.

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The Coachella Valley Independent reserves the right to monitor comments, and remove any that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be abusive, defamatory, in violation of the copyright, trademark right, or other intellectual property right of any third party, or otherwise inappropriate. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Coachella Valley Independent is not obligated to take any such actions, and will not be responsible or liable for comments posted on the website.

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