Daily Voice Commenting Policy and Rules
Thank you for sharing your views with Daily Voice. We encourage free expression, regardless of viewpoint, but require that such expressions be respectful of other commenters and relevant to the stories on which they are posted. We reserve the right to remove, hide from public view, or edit any comment for any reason.
In particular, you may not submit a comment that is abusive, defamatory, disrespectful, illegal, offensive or disparaging (whether on the basis of disability, ethnicity, gender, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, traits with which people are born, or otherwise).
You also may not submit a comment that attacks or threatens another person, threatens or promotes violence, wishes for harm to befall another person, invades another person’s privacy or proprietary rights, or uses expletives (including veiled profanity).
You may not stalk or harass another person, dominate the conversation, discourage participation by others, or mock, bait, bicker, taunt, or belittle others.
Please observe the following simple rules:
Please be civil in addressing and referencing other Daily Voice commenters and stay focused on the subject at hand.
Objectionable content is forbidden. Such comments can be reported by clicking on the report button found on every comment. For more on what we consider objectionable, refer to section 7.
Daily Voice reserves the right to remove any comment for any reason. Daily Voice may also bar individuals who break our commenting rules.
Comments with spam or self-promotional links are not allowed. Self-promotional links are permitted on your profile page. Your comments and profile may not imply any connection to any person or organization to which you are not, in fact, connected.
Comments in all-capital letters, all-bold, or all-italic postings, excessive blank space and objectionable profile photos are not permitted.
We will also hide from view any comments made by a reader suspected of using a fake name or of creating multiple accounts.