These rules were last updated on 2 January 2020.
By creating or using an account on VOGONS, you agree to follow these rules.
VOGONS is a global community whose main goal is to document and preserve the history of electronic hardware and software. To ensure that this knowledge is available to future generations, we require all submissions to VOGONS to follow our open content policy:
Certain works which you cannot legally release under an open license may also be posted to VOGONS using the special “Fair use” license. These works must be:
Works not meeting these criteria must not be submitted to VOGONS. In particular, “abandonware” is not allowed on VOGONS. Donate commercially unavailable copyrighted works of historical interest to the Internet Archive or to a local library or museum.
Members of VOGONS agree to make a good faith effort to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all people.
This means to do things like:
And don’t do things like:
Threatening or harassing VOGONS members off-site is treated the same as harassment on-site.
If you believe these standards have been violated, please report it by flagging the offending post or by sending a private message to a moderator.
These community standards are adapted from the Contributor Covenant version 1.4.
These terms may be updated in the future. We will use member feedback to make revisions. Continuing to use a VOGONS user account after an update means you agree to follow the updated terms. We will do our best to give advance notice of updated terms, but you agree that you are ultimately responsible for knowing these rules when using a VOGONS account.