RSS Basics and Terms of Use - About Cisco

Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is an XML-based format for content distribution. You can subscribe to RSS feeds to have content delivered directly to your desktop via a reader application. The content of feeds vary depending on the source and type of information but usually include headlines and links to the source featuring the full article. RSS feeds are a free service. By accessing Cisco RSS feeds, you agree to the Terms of Use, which govern your use of this RSS service and are set forth on this page.

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You can access RSS by using RSS/News aggregators (also called Readers) that will download or display RSS feeds for you. A number of free and commercial News Aggregators are available for download.

For a listing and review of RSS readers visit the following site:
Please note that Cisco does not endorse any specific RSS reader or web site.

By accessing the RSS feeds, you agree to the Terms of Use, which govern your use of this RSS service and are set forth below.

Terms of Use encourages the use of the RSS/JS feeds to augment content on your own site or blog, provided that you do not publish the full text of our articles. You must also provide proper attribution (included in each RSS/JS feed) by listing "" or "Cisco Systems, Inc." in text as the source for each article. Cisco reserves all rights in and to any Cisco logos, trademarks or trade names contained in any RSS/JS feed, and your right to use these Cisco logos, trademarks or trade names is limited to providing attribution in connection with these RSS/JS feeds. Users of RSS/JS feeds content cannot charge additional fees or licenses for the RSS/JS feed content nor may such users use the RSS/JS feed content in connection with any commercial purposes.

Cisco may modify the list of available RSS/JS feeds (or the content in the feeds) at any time without notifying you. Additionally, Cisco reserves the right to revoke RSS/JS syndication privileges at any time, for any reason or for no reason. At all times while interacting with any Cisco website, you must comply with the Cisco website Terms and Conditions.

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