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MyNewOrleans.com encourages discussions and debate; however, using the Web site to attack personally any individual is a violation of this agreement and grounds for suspension of access to the site.
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You may terminate any services of the site to which you have subscribed at any time by sending e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon termination, you will receive an automated confirmation via e-mail that the request was received, and your access will be suspended. If you agreed to any charges in connection with the service, you are responsible for all charges incurred up to the time the account is deactivated.
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