WE at DFI believe that all members reserve a right to know.as per that principle we let the members at DFI know what might be the cause for a certain action taken/not taken. we aim to achieve a even level of moderation without any differentiation. DFI lists the criteria that might attract a warning/ban/edit from the forum. This is in addition to the forum rules that we already have. * we have a 3 -tier system. 1.unofficial warning. 2.friendly warning. 3.infarction/temporary ban/ permanent ban. 1. Insulting or name calling the president, primeminister or other ministers is a strict no no. statements such as " the minister is a big ***hole and needs to cut down on the s**t he speaks ." will attract a warning. 2. insulting the indian flag/constitution needs a strict warning /temp ban for repeated offences. insulting the flag of any country should need an official warning. 3. there is no azad kashmir and is not to be used for any reference while posting in the forum.its jammu and kashmir or pakistan occupied kashmir violation of the rule will result in a warning 4.insulting comments or statements about DFI, its members and staff or other forums will not be tolerated. 5.racial comments, need to get a ban for atleast 7 days. 1.bharati 2.pakis 3.chinki 4.zionists also racial slurs against any particular state of india or its people will attract a strict warning. 6. insulting any religion or referring to a particular religion while discussion terrorism will not be tolerated, dfi rules states that clearly. 7-no uploading of any videos or pictures containing racial violence/death or insulting comments against a religion,individual or country.reason for a warning. 8[B].4 lettered words to be edited not even dotted/or **** .case for unofficial /friendly warning. 9. No posting of offensive messages in the visitor message section.no threating messages via P.M. will be tolerated. 10.flaming comments edited on discretion. Above all we do give the member reason for his/her ban or warning but we do not discuss this with other members regarding the causes. any correspondence regarding the reason for ban by other members this shall not be entertained. the admin and mods will still reserve the right to ban /warn a member at his own discretion. and not provide the member with a valid reason this is to be discussed by the dfi staff team only. SEPATATE GUIDELINES FOR THE SHOUTBOX WILL BE UPDATED.