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MRSC Social Media Comments Policy

This policy applies to all comments posted in MRSC and MRSC Rosters social media accounts.

  • MRSC social media is not a public forum.
  • All posted comments must be related to the topic at hand.
  • All comments are the responsibility of the commenter, not MRSC, and should not be taken as official endorsement by MRSC.
  • Research requests cannot be submitted through social media. They must be submitted through the Ask MRSC inquiry services at mrsc.org/askmrsc.
  • Public records requests cannot be submitted via social media.
  • All social media posts, comments and list of followers are subject to public disclosure under Chapter 42.56 RCW.
  • MRSC reserves the right to remove inappropriate comments, including but not limited to comments which meet any of the following criteria:
    • Off-topic or tangential to the original post
    • Potentially libelous
    • Obscene or explicit
    • Promotes, fosters or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.
    • Hateful or mean-spirited
    • Personal attacks, insults, or threatening language
    • Material that is plagiarized or violates intellectual property rights
    • Private or personal information published without consent
    • Commercial promotions or spam
    • Embedded images from external sources
    • Lobby for or against legislation, endorse or oppose political candidates or ballot propositions, or otherwise express, endorse, or imply endorsement of opinions or political positions
    • Content that violates any law