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1. All original content of thomasparkerhudson.com is copyrighted by thomasparkerhudson.com’s owner, Thomas Parker Hudson, and is not to be used without permission except as provided herein. thomasparkerhudson.com is a trademark belonging to Thomas Parker Hudson. In using this weblog you recognize that all content is provided on an as-is basis, and that no factual statement on this site should be relied upon without further investigation on your part. These terms of use are subject to change, and should be reviewed regularly.

2. Privacy: thomasparkerhudson.com doesn’t collect any information about you. thomasparkerhudson.com isn’t even interested in any information about you. But our advertisers and traffic monitoring service do automatically collect anonymous information about the comings and goings of our readers.

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A. All quotations from thomasparkerhudson.com will include credit to thomasparkerhudson.com or to
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B. In exchange for the access to thomasparkerhudson.com content described above, you agree not to sue thomasparkerhudson.com for its content, whether original or linked or quoted from another source, in any court, on any grounds whatsoever in law or equity. Should you violate this agreement by filing such a lawsuit, you agree to pay thomasparkerhudson.com’s owner or owners the sum of one million dollars ($1,000,000) as liquidated damages, in addition to all attorney’s fees, court costs, and other expenses associated with this litigation, and to indemnify and save harmless
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C. You agree that efforts to obtain thomasparkerhudson.com content in violation or circumvention of these terms of use constitute a violation of thomasparkerhudson.com’s copyright and you understand and agree that (1) by virtue of this agreement you are estopped from arguing otherwise: and (2) such violations may lead to civil or criminal penalties.

D. If you are a corporation, you agree to provide, upon the filing of any lawsuit or the mailing of any letter threatening legal action, a bond in the amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000) as security against the liquidated damages provided for in paragraph 3.B. above. If you are an attorney or law firm representing a party filing such lawsuit or causing such a letter to be sent, you agree to provide a bond in the same amount as security against the liquidated damages provided for in paragraph 3.B. above unless you have never accessed, viewed, read, or otherwise made use of thomasparkerhudson.com content in any
form.

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