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We appreciate the feedback about the language in our updated Terms of Service that focuses on your content rights. We first responded by preparing a short blog post explaining the updates.

We’ve now edited the Terms of Service to more clearly reflect what we said in that post.

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**Edit 8/19/20: We have updated the language in the terms for more clarification. You can read more here:

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We believe that having diverse perspectives and voices within our workforce is vital for us to offer diverse perspectives and voices to our readers, and the only way to have meaningful diversity at work is to foster an inclusive environment. …


We’ve been putting our energy at Medium into improving quality — hosting more thoughtful and carefully written content, and improving the reading experience. We want to eliminate distractions that get in the way of reading flow and reduce distortions that could undermine your trust in what you read on Medium.


Today, we are updating our rules to help strengthen our community.

As the internet has evolved in the five years since we launched, so has the way people use Medium. To accommodate this, we regularly assess our rules, and adjust them accordingly.

We strive to be a place where everyone…


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