The following is based on the 2009 version of Ubuntu's Copyright notice. Their draft trademark policy is published under the CC-BY-SA license, I am taking the liberty to assume that their copyright notice is being published under the same cover.


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Any trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on this website are the property of their owners, whether Obstacle or third parties. For example, Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Debian is a trademark of Software in the Public Interest, Inc. Windows is allegedly a trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Stupidity and Doubt are theoretical trademarks of Obstacle.

Other trademarks, service marks and trade names of Obstacle used herein (including but not limited to the Obstacle name, the Living Dot design, the Zeke framework, "Kludge King", "Trial'N'Errorist", "Duct-Tape Doctor", "An image, a day", "Creative Prostitution", "Methodical Sloppiness" and "Slothiness" are trademarks of Obstacle.

Privacy policy

We value your privacy and will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information.

We will not distribute your personal information (including email address) to any third party.

Chat rooms, forums, and/or news groups may be available to our community. Any information that you disclosed in these areas becomes public information. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information in those areas.

Links to other websites

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Obstacle disclaims liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, relative, consequential, exemplary, punitive or other damages, or lost profits, dampened sexual appetite, decrease in computational capacity, and lowered life expectancy that may result directly or indirectly from the use of this website and any material that is downloaded or obtained through the use of this website.

This includes, without limitation, any damage to computer systems, hardware or software, loss of data, or any other performance failures, any errors, bugs, viruses, seizures, trances, lethargy or other defects or illnesses that result from, or are associated with the use of this website.

This website is not to be construed as an endorsement of any product or company, nor as the adoption or promulgation of any guidelines, standards or recommendations.

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