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New User. Interview.Recommending a friend.

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Douglas Michael M Member Since: May 22, 2015
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Abinadab A wrote:

You're correct though, Douglas.

Any freelancer who disagrees with how Upwork's official interpretation of those clauses may go to court and spend a fortune there defending his/her interpretation after his account has been suspended. Hopefully, he might get awarded a few millions in damages.


Or he/she might simply discontinue using Upwork to avoid the whole debacle.

Hope springs infernal. Smiley Wink

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Vivienne R Member Since: Apr 25, 2020
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It's common sense. I doubt whether a non Upwork member can do work for an Upwork client, as Upwork would not be able to collect a fee from that person.
Joanne Marie P Moderator Member Since: Nov 26, 2017
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Hi Tatiana,


Once you submit a proposal, you and the client can discuss the job further to better understand the requirements needed to complete the task. If in case the client sends you an offer, we highly recommend that you have all the information needed and that you are a perfect fit for the position the client is looking to fill before you decide to accept the job offer.


You can recommend other freelancers for the job, but the contract and all payments should be done on Upwork. Let us know if you have further questions, thanks.