Terms of Use for CCM.net - Legal Matters

Internet users often think that cyberspace is a special legal jurisdiction. However, every website, and by extension, all of its users, are still subject to the laws of whichever country the site is hosted in. For this reason, CCM and its users are required to obey Tunisian law.

Obeying the Law

Among the things that are prohibited and may lead to prosecution are: attacks on other people's privacy (naming third-party individuals without their explicit consent); sending unsolicited electronic messages to users of this site is prohibited; defamation and slander; calling for crimes and misdemeanors to be committed; promoting suicide, discrimination, hatred (especially racism) or violence; condoning any crimes, especially murder, rape, war crimes, and crimes against humanity; denial of crimes against humanity; reproducing, depicting, or distributing any work that is subject to intellectual property rights without approval to do so; advertising or commercial messages; discussions about copying commercial software for any use other than making a backup copy under the conditions allowed by intellectual property laws.

Peer-to-Peer File-Sharing

Using peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing software is not prohibited by U.S. law. However, despite the debates going on in the government, using software to download or share copyrighted software is.

For this reason, although discussions about using such software are allowed on the forum, any discussion that makes direct reference to copying or sharing copyright-protected works will be deleted. If this happens, please do not dispute the deletion of these posts; instead, consider posting messages that do comply with the terms of use.

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