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"HardIssues," is service mark and trademark of the 393Media Group, Inc. and MAY NOT BE USED without the express written permission of from 393Media Group. Other trademarks and service marks featured on HardIssues are displayed pursuant to licenses obtained from the owners and/or holders of those trademarks and service marks, and may not be used publicly without the express written consent of the owners and/or holders of such trademarks and service marks.

HardIssues provides the materials on this site for personal and non-commercial use by viewers, fans, visitors, subscribers and/or potential subscribers of HardIssues. Users of HardIssues are granted a single copy license to download (on a single computer only), or print one copy of any of the information made available for downloading found on this site for personal, non-commercial use only. HardIssues reserves the right to limit the amount of materials downloaded. Commercial use of HardIssues, or any material located on it, is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. In addition, users of HardIssues MAY NOT: (i) modify any of the materials found in any area of HardIssues; (ii) use any of the materials found in any area of HardIssues for any public display, performance, sale or rental; (iii) remove, modify or alter any copyright, trademarks or other proprietary notice from any of the materials found in any area of HardIssues; (iv) otherwise transfer any material located in any area of HardIssues to any other person or entity. HardIssues reserves the right to terminate this license at any time if you breach or violate any provision of this Terms of Use And Conditions Agreement, in which case violators will be obligated to immediately destroy any information or materials they have downloaded, printed or otherwise copied from this site. HardIssues reserves all other rights coincident or related to this site.

A portion of this site is maintained for "chat" entertainment purposes only. Although HardIssues is unable to control third party content on this site, it is HardIssues policy to prohibit visitors from posting infringing, defamatory, libelous or otherwise unlawful material. All third parties agree not to post such information and agree to indemnify HardIssues and its representatives for any claims or suits arising from their use of this site. HardIssues reserves the right to monitor and delete any postings deemed inconsistent with the policy described above. If you are aware of any such material posted on this site, please contact us at Please provide as much detail as possible, including a copy of the offending or infringing information or material, the location where we may find the offending or infringing information or material, the reasons(s) such postings should be removed as well as a statement, signed under penalty of perjury, certifying the accuracy of the information provided to us. HardIssues and its representatives will do their best to monitor content online, but in absolutely no event do we assume any particular obligation to do so nor liability for failure to remove specific content. Abusive download activity, particularly through the use of automated download managers and schedulers is strictly prohibited. Use of these programs, including, but not limited to Go!Zilla, Net Vampire, Get Right, Mass Downloader and Netzip Download Demon, can result in summary termination of membership.

The materials on HardIssues are provided as is, without express or implied warranty of any kind, including warranty of merchantability. HardIssues offers no assurances of uninterrupted or error-free service. HardIssues does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the material, text, graphics, links or any other items contained on this Web site. HardIssues may, at any time, and at its discretion change any of the material found on this site without notice. HardIssues makes no commitment to update the information stored on this Web site. Under no circumstances shall HardIssues be liable for any damages, be it consequential, incidental or punitive, arising from the use or the inability to use the material available on this web site.

HardIssues does not provide any facility for sending or receiving private or confidential electronic communications. All messages transmitted to HardIssues shall be deemed to be readily accessible to, and by, the general public. Visitors should not use HardIssues to transmit any communication for which the sender intends only the sender and the intended recipient(s) to read. Please be informed that all communication or general information entered on this web site can and may be read by the operators of this service, regardless of whether or not the operators are the intended recipients of such material.

You MAY NOT establish a hypertext "link" to this site. You MAY NOT distribute, modify or re-use the text or graphics of this site without express written permission from HardIssues.

This site contains links to sites controlled by third parties. Those linked sites are not under the control of HardIssues, and HardIssues is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a link site. HardIssues is providing those links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of any linked site by HardIssues.

HardIssues is controlled and operated by 393Media Group and its representatives from their offices in San Mateo, California , USA . They make no representation that the materials available on this site are appropriate for use in other locations. Access to materials on this site from jurisdictions where their contents are illegal is prohibited. The provisions of this Terms of Use and Conditions Agreement are to be governed and construed by California law. In the event of a dispute arising out of, or relating to, this Terms of Use and Conditions Agreement, or your use of or access to this site, litigation must be brought in State or Federal Court in the City of San Francisco, CA, USA.

All persons who appear in any visual depiction contained in HardIssues were eighteen years of age or older at the time of the creation of such depictions. The records required by Section 2257 of Title 18 of the United States Code with respect to visual depictions of actual sexually explicit conduct are kept by the custodian of records, Rey Damasco, with a business address of 1750 Slocan St., Vancouver , British Columbia V5M 4M7 , Canada . Visual depictions of actual sexually explicit conduct made before July 3, 1995, are exempt from the requirements set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 2257 and 28 C.F.R. 75.

All membership fees to HardIssues and its affiliates are generally recurring until subscription cancellation. The subscriber is responsible for paying periodic subscription fees according to the then-current billing terms. Unless and until this agreement is cancelled in accordance with the terms hereof, the member hereby authorizes HardIssues to charge the member's credit card (or other approved facility) to pay for the ongoing cost of membership. The member hereby further authorizes HardIssues to charge the member's credit card (or other approved facility) for any and all purchases of products, services and entertainment provided by HardIssues. Membership may not be assigned or transferred to any other person or entity. The member must promptly inform HardIssues of breaches of security, such as loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure or use of an ID or password. Until HardIssues is notified, by e-mail, or by telephone of a breach in security, the member will remain liable for any unauthorized use of the service. To avoid re-bills, please convey cancellation requests 36 hours prior to re-bill. Either HardIssues or the member, upon notification of the other by electronic or conventional mail, or by telephone, may terminate at any time, and without cause, membership to HardIssues. Members are liable for charges incurred by them until termination of service. This Terms of Use and Conditions Agreement contains the entire agreement between the member and HardIssues regarding the use of this service, and supersedes all prior written and oral understandings and writings, and may only be amended upon notice by HardIssues to members. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, the provisions of this Terms of Use and Conditions Agreement shall survive its terminations.

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