Terms of Use

We welcome the re-use, republication, and distribution of original TU-DO.COM content published on this Web site only on the condition that you credit us by including the following information: Copyright © 1975-2020, TU-DO.COM. Used with the permission of TU-DO.COM. For any commercial use of TU-DO.COM content please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. TU-DO.COM content may not be used in a manner which would give the appearance of any endorsement of any product or support of any issue or political position. Please read the full text of our Terms of Use.

Effective April 2020

Consent to Terms

Please read these Terms of Use before using www.TU-DO.COM.org or any features of TU-DO.COM’s Web site, including, but not limited to, TU-DO.COM Comments Section, podcasts, and RSS feeds (collectively, the "TU-DO.COM Web site" or the "Service"). By using the Service, you agree to abide by and be bound by these terms of use. TU-DO.COM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these terms at any time by posting updated terms of use on the TU-DO.COM Web site. You agree to abide and be bound by such modifications, which shall be effective immediately upon posting.

Copyrights

The contents of TU-DO.COM’s Web site are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. TU-DO.COM welcomes the re-use, republication, and distribution of original TU-DO.COM content only published on this Web site on condition that you credit TU-DO.COM by including the following information: Copyright © 1975-2020, TU-DO.COM. Used with the permission of 1975-2020, TU-DO.COM. https://www.TU-DO.COM.org. For any commercial use of TU-DO.COM content please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. TU-DO.COM content may not be used in a manner which would give the appearance of any endorsement of any product or support of any issue or political position.

If using an excerpt from the TU-DO.COM Web site, TU-DO.COM requires that such material be designated as an excerpt and that the excerpt shall not alter or distort the fundamental meaning of the original content.

It is strictly prohibited to broadcast or rebroadcast any TU-DO.COM audio, or to republish any visual or graphic materials found on the TU-DO.COM Web site or the Web sites of its nine language services, except in accordance with these Terms of Use.

Trademarks

Radio Free Asia®, TU-DO.COM® and TU-DO.COM program names are service marks of TU-DO.COM, Inc. All rights reserved. You may not use any TU-DO.COM service marks, logos or graphics without TU-DO.COM's prior written consent, except that you may use the TU-DO.COM-provided logo where it is contained in an TU-DO.COM RSS feed, subject to the requirements set forth below in TU-DO.COM's RSS Feed policy.

Framing

TU-DO.COM does not allow framing of its Web sites.

Links to TU-DO.COM Web Sites

TU-DO.COM is private and non-profit organization committed to the highest journalistic ethics and standards and to independent, non-commercial journalism. Therefore, linking should not (a) suggest that TU-DO.COM promotes or endorses any person’s or entity’s causes, ideas, Web sites, political campaign, products, or services, or (b) use TU-DO.COM content for any commercial purpose. We reserve the right to withdraw permission for any link.

Links to Third Party Sites

TU-DO.COM has provided links to Internet sites maintained by third parties, over which TU-DO.COM has no control. TU-DO.COM does not endorse the content, operators, products, or services of such sites, and TU-DO.COM is not responsible or liable for the content, operators, availability, accuracy, quality, advertising, products, services, or other materials on or available from such sites. TU-DO.COM shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, products, or services available on or through such sites.

RSS Feeds

TU-DO.COM's RSS feeds, provided by TU-DO.COM at https://www.TU-DO.COM/, consist of headlines, summaries, and links to full news stories. RSS feeds are protected by US and international copyright laws. All rights in and to the RSS feeds are reserved to TU-DO.COM. You may display, excerpt from, and link to the RSS feeds provided that (a) the links redirect the user to the TU-DO.COM Web site,(b) the use or display does not suggest that TU-DO.COM promotes or endorses any other entity’s or person’s causes, ideas, Web sites, products, or services, (c) the fundamental meaning of the content contained in the RSS feeds, including the headlines and summaries, is not changed or distorted, and (d) you do not modify the news stories or other content that are linked to by the RSS feeds.

Use of the Service

If you display an RSS feed content on your Web site, weblog or similar application, you must provide attribution to TU-DO.COM adjacent to the RSS feed content, by including "TU-DO.COM News Headlines" in text or by displaying the TU-DO.COM logo contained in the RSS feed, without modification. Any other use of TU-DO.COM's trademarks, or service marks, or of the RSS feeds is strictly prohibited. For use of the news stories or other content that are linked to by the RSS feeds, please see the Copyright section of these Terms of Use. TU-DO.COM reserves the right to discontinue providing RSS feeds and to require that you cease accessing or using the RSS feeds, any content contained in the RSS feeds, and/or TU-DO.COM logo at any time for any reason.

You may not post, upload, or transmit any material or links to material that is libelous, defamatory, false, misleading, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, violent, abusive, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, racist, vulgar, invasive of another’s privacy, constitutes hate speech, or harms minors in any way.
You agree not to impersonate (for example, by using another person’s name or email address) any other person or entity including but not limited to any TU-DO.COM official or employee in the Comments Section or anywhere on the TU-DO.COM website.
You may only post, upload, or transmit materials for which you have the copyright authority or other permission to distribute the material electronically. You may not violate, plagiarize, or infringe on the rights of third parties, including copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, personal, publicity, moral, or proprietary rights, or fiduciary rights, e.g. confidential information or trade secrets. You promise and represent that any posted, uploaded, or transmitted materials is owned by you or in the public domain. No music shall be uploaded to the Comments Section or other parts of the Service.
The Service can only be used for non-commercial purposes. You cannot distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for, or endorsement of, goods and services.
You may not post, upload or transmit any software or other material which contains a virus or other harmful code or device. You may not use the Service to distribute chain letters, impersonate others, solicit for criminal activities, distribute mass mailings or "spam" or to gather e-mail addresses for the purpose of sending "spam" to other users of the Service.
You hereby grant TU-DO.COM a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, copy, sublicense, modify, transmit, publicly perform or display in all media, whether or not now known, any material or comments posted, uploaded, or transmitted by you on the Service.
You are solely responsible for any and all content posted, uploaded, or transmitted using your account. TU-DO.COM does not and cannot review all content in the TU-DO.COM Comments Sections. You agree that TU-DO.COM is not responsible or liable for any materials posted, uploaded, or transmitted on the TU-DO.COM Comments Sections or through the Service. However, you agree that TU-DO.COM has the right (but not the obligation) to delete, edit or move any material that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of the Terms of Use of the TU-DO.COM Comments Sections or which it otherwise, in its sole discretion, considers to be objectionable or contrary to TU-DO.COM policy.
TU-DO.COM cannot verify the accuracy of statements that users place on in the Comments Sections, and does not guarantee that any material has been posted with the permission of the copyright or proprietary owner or is otherwise in compliance with these Terms of Use.
You acknowledge that TU-DO.COM has the right to limit or terminate access to the TU-DO.COM the Comments Section for any reason, including violation of these Terms of Use.

Representations; Indemnity

If you use the Service, including the TU-DO.COM Comments Section, or submit essays, e-mails or other information via www.TU-DO.COM, you agree to abide by and be bound by the following:

Disclaimer

You represent and warrant that (a) any material you post, upload or transmit on an TU-DO.COM Comments Section or on or through the Service does not and will not violate these Terms of Use, and (b) your use of the Service complies with these Terms of Use. You agree that you will indemnify and hold harmless TU-DO.COM and its directors, officers, employees, members and licensees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from (1) your breach of any of the above representations and warranties, (2) your use of the Service, (3) the materials you have posted, uploaded or transmitted in the TU-DO.COM Comments or on or through the Service, or (4) TU-DO.COM's publication, distribution or use of such materials.TU-DO.COM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, LIMITED, GENERAL, OR OTHER. TU-DO.COM’S SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS. TU-DO.COM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. NOR DOES TU-DO.COM MAKE ANY WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF THE SERVICE OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE, PRODUCTS, OPINIONS, OR STATEMENTS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICE OR THROUGH LINKS ON THE SERVICE. USE OF THIS SERVICE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. IN NO EVENT WILL TU-DO.COM, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, OR EMPLOYEES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE.

Copyright Agent

TU-DO.COM respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, provide the following information in writing to TU-DO.COM's Copyright Agent:

a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright.
a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
a description of the material that you claim to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
your contact information such as address, telephone number and e-mail address.
a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of a copyright that is allegedly infringed.
TU-DO.COM's Copyright Agent can be reached as follows: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

International Users

The Service is controlled and operated within the United States. If you access the Service from a location outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with applicable laws, including U.S. export laws and regulations.

Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use, together with the Privacy Policy, represent the entire understanding of the parties regarding the use of the TU-DO.COM Web sites and supersede any previous documents, correspondence, conversations, or other oral or written understanding related to these terms of use.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed under US & Canada law without regard to its choice of law rules, and, where applicable, the laws of the United States. All requests for TU-DO.COM content to be distributed within the US & Canada territories must comply with the US & Canada information and Educational Exchange.

To the extent permissible by law, any disputes under these terms of use or relating to the Service shall be litigated in the local or Federal courts located, and you hereby consent to personal jurisdiction and venue, in the US & Canada.A modification or waiver of a part of these terms of use shall not constitute a waiver or modification of any other portion of the terms of use.

If for any reason any provision of these terms of use is found unenforceable, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permissible, and the remainder of the terms of use will continue in full force and effect.