GENERAL RULES: POSTING AND COMMENTING
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Be civil. There have been disagreements about what happened on 9/11/2001 since it happened. If you feel compelled to point out factual errors in a blog entry, back up your observations with linked documentation.
Calling another user a liar, disinformation agent or any of the other related terms will not be tolerated. If you believe someone is lying post the facts and let the readers decide for themselves.
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Keep your comments relevant to the blog entry. Post useful (sourced) information and commentary, not ad-hominem attacks or insults.
The moderation team reserves the right to revoke (or delay via moderation) a user's posting privileges if they determine these rules have been broken. Although warnings and explanations are often provided, this is not guaranteed. Our moderators work extremely hard at providing a fair and decent place for all users to interact, but are not always able to address every individual situation due to time constraints and or the previous site history of a user. We appreciate you respecting the moderation team's time.
Please see this thread for topics to avoid: http://www.911blogger.com/node/17206
While 9/11 is pretty much off-limits @ news.ycombinator, their "In Comments" section has some good advice: https://news.ycombinator.com/newsguidelines.html
Technical guidelines for posts:
1. No URL shorteners. Please post direct links only. URL shorteners prevent the reader from knowing information about the domain they are clicking on. If you want to use a URL shortener for analytical purposes, you can instead make a perma link to the content on the same domain that hosts it and use your server logs. Posts with URL shorteners are almost guaranteed to land in blogs. We reserve the right to replace shortened URLs with the target.