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A new paragraph has been added concerning "Human Trafficking and Prostitution".
A new section has been added entitled "Unmarked sensitive content".
A link has been added to report unflagged NSFW content:
Sections updated: Malicious Speech, Harassment, Privacy Violations and Unlawful Uses or Content; New section added entitled "Account Dormancy".
Report links added for inappropriate activities.
Added a sentence about removing your own content.
The section on Copyright or Trademark Infringement has been completely revised.
Major revision.
The following line has been removed: "If you have questions or feedback, don't hesitate to let us know."
This version contains MAJOR changes. The document is now called "Community Guidelines" instead of "Content Policy".
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Content Policy  

	 The intent of this document is to clarify what we consider to be acceptable use of Tumblr.  

	 If you are found to be in violation of any of the below policies, you will receive a notice via email. Unless you explain or correct your behavior within 72 hours, your account will be suspended. We will do our best to work with you and ensure a fair outcome in all cases. We reserve the right to immediately suspend, without notice, any content, account, or IP address which we determine to be systematically generated, spam, or potentially damaging to our service or infrastructure.  

	 When your account is suspended, public access to your content is blocked, and your Tumblr URL (and custom domain if applicable) is redirected to the Tumblr home page. Access to your Tumblr Dashboard and the ability to add/edit posts is also disabled.  

	 REDUNDANT CONTENT. Tumblr is not intended to be an all-purpose content aggregator. Users who import or aggregate content in a less-than-meaningful way are likely to be suspended.   

	 ILLEGAL USE. Tumblr may not be used for illegal purposes. Examples of this include using Tumblr for fraudulent purposes or operating a phishing site (used to obtain account and password information).   

	 SPAM. Users that do not publish meaningful content, use deceptive means to generate revenue or traffic, or whose primary purpose is affiliate marketing, will be suspended.   

	 IDENTITY THEFT AND PRIVACY. Users that misleadingly appropriate the identity of another person are not permitted. Users may not post other people's personally identifying or confidential information, including but not limited to credit card numbers, Social Security Numbers, and driver's and other license numbers. You may not post information such as other people's passwords, usernames, phone numbers, addresses and e-mail addresses unless already publicly accessible on the Web.   

	 HATE CONTENT, DEFAMATION, AND LIBEL. Hate speech and other objectionable content that is unlawful, defamatory, and fraudulent. Note that an allegation of defamatory expression, in and of itself, does not establish defamation. The truth or falsehood of a bit of expression is a key element in establishing defamation, and we are not in a position to make that sort of fact-based judgment. That said, if we have reason to believe that a particular statement is defamatory (a court order, for example), we will remove that statement.   

	 DISRUPTIONS AND EXPLOITS. We will terminate accounts and block addresses of those who attempt unauthorized use of   

	 COPYRIGHT. Using copyrighted material does not constitute infringement in all cases. In general, however, users should be careful when using copyrighted content without the permission of those who created it. It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA").   

	 MASS REGISTRATION AND AUTOMATION. Accounts that are registered automatically or systematically will be removed and access will be permanently suspended.   

	 SEXUALLY EXPLICIT VIDEO. Accounts that use Tumblr's Video Upload feature to regularly upload and host sexually explicit or pornographic material will be suspended.

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