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Copyright Information and Conditions of Use

All contents of this website are Copyright 1998-2004. The Trustees of Boston University. By using this site, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions specifically outlined below.

Notice of proprietary information

This site is for the exclusive use of Boston University College of Communication students, faculty, staff, and alumni (and School of Public Communication alumni). Distribution of information from this site to non-affiliated persons as delineated above may be considered a breach of Boston University's Policy on Computing Ethics

Terms under which this service is provided:

This site is owned and operated by Boston University and contains material which is derived in whole or in part from material supplied by Boston University, and other sources, and is protected by copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute in any way any material from this site including code and software ("Material"). You may download Material from this site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.


Boston University has provided links and pointers to Internet sites maintained by third parties ("Third party sites") and may from time to time provide third party materials on this site. Neither Boston University, its parent or subsidiary companies nor their affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on these third party sites. The materials in this site and the third party sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Boston University disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Boston University does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials and products will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, including bulletin boards, or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Boston University does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in this site or in third party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. You (and not Boston University) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction.

Limitation of liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall BOSTON UNIVERSITY, its subsidiary and parent companies, or affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use BOSTON UNIVERSITY materials. You specifically acknowledge and agree that BOSTON UNIVERSITY is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with any BOSTON UNIVERSITY material, or with any of BOSTON UNIVERSITY's terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this web site.


This agreement is effective until terminated by BOSTON UNIVERSITY, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the service and the restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the service, the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in this agreement, shall survive.


This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Copyright 1998-2004
The Trustees of Boston University