Website Credits

Website Technology

This Objectionable Content website is built on the open source WordPress platform using the Make theme by TheThemeFoundry.  As much as practical, we use open source software covered by the GNU General Public License (or similar) such as Linux, MySQL, and PHP.  https://ObjectionableContent.com is supplied over a TLS/SSL connection so that communications between your browser and the website are encrypted.

Intellectual Property Rights

All content is copyrighted (©2007-2017 ObjectionableContent.com) except where noted or otherwise obvious.  This includes, but is not limited to, copyrighted material shared by permission or reused unwittingly, open source content, public domain items, Creative Commons and GPL licensed material, and advertiser content.  All rights reserved.  Having said that, we do not generally object to our material being shared for purposes of sharing news and the views, opinions, objectives, and causes advocated by the editors.  General permission is granted to reuse content for those purposes with the following conditions:

  • Attribution – When sharing, credit the source.
  • Non-malevolent Intent – Do not use our content to disrupt or disparage the people, causes, groups, etc., for which we advocate or support.  No hate speech!
  • Alteration – Do not alter original artwork, photos, graphics, etc. in a way that obscures the source or contradicts the intent of the material.
  • Permission – If in doubt regarding these policies, please contact us for clarification.

Photography and graphics

Images subject to intellectual property rights cited above.

Web Hosting

Objectionable Content  is hosted by gandi.net in Paris, France with support from iNetPlanet in Portland, Oregon, USA.

gandi.net is an extremely ethical service provider with a no bullshit™ business practice policy.  GANDI SAS was founded in 1999 by three individuals who were highly regarded in the French internet world, Pierre Beyssac, Laurent Chemla, and Valentin Lacambre.  gandi.net was one of the first domain name registrars approved by ICANN for .COM, .NET,.ORG, .BIZ, .INFO, .NAME, .BE, .FR, .EU domains in France.

iNetPlanet, LLC is a similarly ethical web hosting and development company, also doing business as BridgeTown Hosting Company.  iNetPlanet was established in 2005.  It provides discounted services to community groups, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions in addition to supporting individual and commercial clients.

(iNetPlanet.net is not affiliated with gandi.net)

Font usage

Finger Paint font

“Finger Paint” by Carrois Apostrophe (Germany) is used under the Open Font License.

Kalam font

“Kalam” by Indian Type Foundry is used under the Open Font License.