Editorial Policy

The opinions, beliefs, viewpoints and comments expressed by the contributors and forum participants on The Virginia Free Citizen (VFC) do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs, viewpoints and/or policies of VFC, its ownership and/or staff.

This website (VFC) accepts paid advertising, sponsorships and other forms of compensation as a means of keeping its content free to the general public and the citizens of Virginia.

The revenue received from said paid advertising, sponsorships and other forms of compensation, may or may not influence the advertising content, topics or posts made on this website. The affected content may not always be identified as paid or sponsored content.

The contributor(s) and staff of this site (VFC) may or may not be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and/or various other topics. Even though the contributor(s) of this site (VFC) may receive compensation for advertisements, it is the stated policy of VFC to provide fact-based  opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences – based on first-source material whenever possible, on those topics or products.

The views, positions and opinions expressed on this website (VFC) are exclusively those of the corresponding contributor(s). Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

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For more information on Title 17 USC Section 107 go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml.

The right to use portions and/or complete offerings from First Amendment protected news sources is established by the Righthaven decision adjudicated by U.S. District Judge Philip.

For more information on the Righthaven decision go to: http://www.newmediajournal.us/pdf_files/righthaven_loss.pdf.