Computer Weekly Comments Moderation Policy

How we handle your comments

In general we will not edit your comments in any way but  we do reserve the right to edit them if we deem it necessary.

We reserve the right to moderate comments before and/or after they are published.

In practice, we do not moderate comments prior to publication, but will respond to complaints by post-moderating comments as soon as we are able to do so.

You may be banned from commenting on our site if you habitually break our posting rules.

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