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API ToS Q&A Summary
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This is a summary of the Q&A regarding the new API ToS that took place in the #api channel on the Discord API server, starting around midnight UTC on Thursday, August 17, 2017.

All answers are from b1nzy unless marked otherwise. This is just a summary of my (meew0) own interpretation of the Q&A; obviously this shouldn't be interpreted as anything legally binding. If in doubt, ask the devs yourself or consult a lawyer. I'm not responsible if you get banned or sued because of this document. All subsequent usages of first-person pronouns refer to the people asking/answering the questions, respectively.

Q. How do we detect users deleting their accounts, if we have to delete their data within 7 days?
A. You will get an email by Discord if that happens. Make sure the account that registered the bot application has an email attached to it that you actually get messages with. This may change in the future but if it will, there will be plenty of time before the new mechanism goes into effect.

Q. **Do we need