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Code of Ethics

The Code of Ethics is clear, direct, and to the point, they are the following.

  • No hate speech, defined as any kind of communication in speech, writing or behaviour, that attacks or uses pejorative or discriminatory language with reference to a protected characteristic, in other words, based on their age, disability, ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, religion, nationality, sex or sexuality.
  • No Calls to violence. Any individual promoting violence towards any person or group.
  • No intentionally circumventing blocks, for example, by creating new accounts, even on a separate instance with the intent of circumventing a ban/block.
  • No harassmnent. If a user explicitly asks you to disengage and you do not, explicit calls to dogpile will not be acceptable.
  • All bots must respect the #nobot tag and must post unlisted.
  • Posts intended for commercial advertisement purposes must be posted with the #ad tag or unlisted.
  • Nudity involving the genitals, sexual acts, or pornography must be posted either unlisted, with a content warning, or both.

The UFoI's Code of Ethics can only be updated by passing an amendment.

The UFoI's Code of Ethics are officially declared in the bylaws