Commenting policy

We’ve developed the following commenting policy to guide and facilitate respectful conversations on this website. Please note that this is an evolving document and will be updated when required.

Code of conduct

Readers have the right to post and interact with age-appropriate dialogue and treated with common courtesy and respect. If you believe this right has been violated, please contact us.

We ask all commenters to please:

  • Keep comments clean and G-rated. Hateful, offensive, threatening, derogatory or defamatory posts will be edited or deleted.
  • Stick to the topic of the post.
  • Use your real, full name.
  • Consider carefully the implications of what you are posting.


Most comments are pre-moderated. We reserve the right to edit, delete, suspend, or publish comment data solely at our discretion if we determine a comment to be offensive or inappropriate in any way.


Comment data related to your real identity, such as name, URL, and email address will never be shared, bartered, or sold to third parties.


In the spirit of standing behind your comment, commenters are strongly encouraged to use their real names.

License to publish

Commenters grant this site’s owner(s) a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and non-exclusive license to use comment data in any form of published work or performance including, but not limited to the print edition of KT, our website, digital eBooks, print, audio, video, live and broadcast events.

Legal indemnity

Commenters agree to “hold harmless” site owners and authors from any and all legal repercussions, damages, and liabilities perceived to have been caused by participating in this site’s online conversations.


If you have questions about this commenting policy, please send an email to

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