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Disallowed Bid Request Posting Policy
Below are the types of bid request types
that are not allowed on
Rent A Coder
. If you cannot abide by the site posting policy, then please do not
place bid requests on this site. Violators of the site bid request posting
policy may be warned or have their accounts banned, depending on the severity
of the offense.
While we attempt to catch all violations, it is impossible to
catch 100%. If you see a violation please
help the site by reporting it.
Please note that we reserve the right to disallow
posting of bid requests that fall into new disallowed categories not yet on
Spam (e)Mailer/ Spamming program
Any programs used to send unsolicited email are not allowed.
Chat spammer/bulk messager
Any program used to send unsolicted messages in chat rooms are not allowed
Any program used to gather mass # of email addresses, IM addresses, etc. from web sites, newsgroups or other public information sources.
Any programs that hide on the user's machine without their knowledge are not
allowed. Typical product of this kind secretly monitor actions and report them
to a central server, or pop up intrusive ads over a web browser (or at any
Any program that infects machines and can spread from machine to machine are
not allowed. This range from just taking up space (harmless) to deleting files
and wiping out computer systems (dangerous). Persons requesting virus bid
requests will be reported to the proper law enforcement authorities.
Any program that disguises itself as something else (it may act like a game or
other program), but underneath it is really a virus, key-logger, or other
similar sort of program, is not allowed. Persons requesting a trojan will
be reported to the proper law enforcement authorities.
Any program that logs all keys the user is typing without their knowledge is
not allowed. These can be used to steal a person's password or other
private information and usually form the basis for one of the other types of
Any program that tries different combinations of letters and #s (or other
algorithm) to "crack" a password is not allowed.
Clones of this site
We realize imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but this type of
flattery is not allowed. This includes clones of sites that are
Non specific bid requests:
Any program that isn't specific as to what it is asking for...including bid
requests that say essentially "I will buy any software that you've created",
are not allowed. These potentially expose at least one of the parties
(either yourself, the coder or us) to a liability problem should arbitration be
required, as there is no way to compare what was actually asked for with what
Asking for work in advance from all coders before
escrowing any funds to a "chosen" coder
This is not allowed as it does not guarantee that all coders who do the work
will be paid. In a logo design situation, mockups of the final logo are
not allowed, because that is essentially asking for the work in advance.
Non work related
Any non project specific related bid request, such as just attempting to
contact someone, test bids, etc.
Profit Sharing "Opportunities" and Pro-Bono work
Rent a coder is a marketplace, not a discussion board. Bid requests that do not
include monetary compensation are not allowed.
Copyright and other legal violations
Any project that violates copyright or other law is not allowed. This includes
posting a bid request asking a coder to "Please send me the code for
the project you just did for person XYZ". This is a violation of the
copyright the original buyer purchased and is not allowed.
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