Here at Tropo, we believe in the value of open and honest communication and in that spirit, we do not moderate comments to our blogs. We allow anyone to simply use the form at the bottom of a blog entry to post a comment. Subject to quick spam-filtering (see below), the comment will appear promptly. We welcome comments, both positive and negative, and will do our best to reply when we can.
However, we do feel that we need to set a few ground rules. We would like this site to be “family-friendly” and “work-safe” and do not want to learn that some corporate web content filters are banning our site because of its content. Ideally, we’d like to leave the policy as just “Play Nice!” but we realize that doesn’t really work. So to be a bit more specific, we do reserve the right to remove a comment entirely – or to remove sections of the comment – when the text of the comment includes any of the following:
- language that is abusive toward us or other commentators
- personal attacks
- text that promotes hate or attacks groups of people based on ethnic, religious or other criteria
- discussions of (or advocacy for) political or religious points-of-view
- text that strays far off-topic from the original blog post
- text deemed to not be legally appropriate to include on a corporate blog
If we do remove a section of a comment, we will indicate in the comment that a section has been removed and why.
Please note that because of the insane volume of blog comment spam out there, we do run all submitted comments through a blog spam filter. Unfortunately, this software is not perfect and does sometimes flag genuine comments as spam. If your comment does not appear promptly on the blog post (and you have forced a browser refresh with Shift+Refresh/Reload), please contact Dan York via email as your comment may have been wrongly caught by the spam filter.
Finally, by submitting a comment on one of our blogs, you agree that the text of the comment is your own and to hold this site, Voxeo Corporation, and all subsidiaries and representatives harmless from any and all repercussions, damages or liability.
P.S. Trackbacks/Pingbacks are treated in the same manner as comments.
Last updated: March 11, 2010