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2. You may not use any obscene, indecent or offensive language, or place on the Site any material that is defamatory, obscene or otherwise hateful or misleading. You also cannot place on the Site any encrypted material, junk mail or unauthorized advertising. You may not invade anyone’s privacy or encourage any sort of criminal behavior or give rise to any civil liability, either local, state or federal. You promise to use the Site only for lawful purposes.
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11. If any provision of this agreement is found to be invalid, all of the terms and conditions of this agreement shall remain unaffected and shall continue in full force and effect.