Disclosure Regarding Compensation and Influence

This disclosure was originally effective 28 September 2008. It was last updated 5 January 2013.

My blogs and Web site are personal content written and edited by me. Although rare, I may accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made on this site. Such content, advertising space, or posts may not always be identified as paid or sponsored content.

However, I am not compensated to provide specific opinion on products, services, Web sites, or other topics. The views and opinions expressed on my blogs and Web site are purely my own. If I claim, or have a reasonable expectation that I might appear, to be an expert on a certain topic or product or service area, I will only endorse products or services that I believe, based on my expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. In this context, mere appearance of a link does not constitute "endorsement." Endorsement is indicated by text associated with a link (or other content) that actually communicates my endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation made by me about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider and it is your responsibility, as a potential buyer of products or services, to perform such verification to your own satisfaction.

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