Site Standard Launching a content-driven site? Protect yourself against lawsuits with these 4 must-have features.
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Question: I'm setting up a website where people will be able to post videos and other content for an annual membership fee. What should I do to protect myself against lawsuits?
Answer: If you're setting up a website with content that either you or someone else has created, there are four legal features you must have.
1. Disclaimers: If you allow others to create content for your website, disclaim all responsibility for copyright infringement, libel, slander, invasion of privacy and other legal issues. Don't bury these in the fine print; make sure your disclaimer is conspicuous to anyone viewing the content.