Acceptable Use Policy
This Acceptable Use Policy specifies the actions prohibited by the users of Nedernet's Services.
Illegal use - Nedernet's services may be used only for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution or storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws. Using the Services to transmit any material (by email, uploading, posting, or otherwise) that, intentionally or unintentionally, violates any applicable local, state, national or international law, or any rules or regulations promulgated hereunder is prohibited.
Threats Using Nedernet Services to transmit any material (by email, uploading, posting, or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property is prohibited.
Fraudulent activity Using Nedernet's Services to make fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, such as and not limited to credit card fraud, is prohibited. Proper action will be taken and notification to local/state/ federal will be sent.
System and network security - Using Nedernet's Services for any activity which adversely affects Nedernet Services or the ability of other people or systems to use Nedernet's Services or the Internet is extremely prohibited. This includes "denial of service" (DoS) attacks against another network host, server, site and/or individual user. Interference with data, use of data or disruption of other network's data/users, network services or network equipment is prohibited. It is the user's responsibility to ensure that their network is configured in a secure fashion. A user may not, through action, inaction or by a third party, allow others to use their network for illegal or inappropriate actions. A user may not permit their network, through action or inaction, to be configured in such a way that gives a third party the capability to use their network in an illegal or inappropriate manner. Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result in criminal and civil liability. Nedernet will investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected.
Email - Using Nedernet services to send unsolicited mail messages, including, without limitation, commercial advertising and/or infringing announcements, is extremely prohibited. A user can not use another host/site's mail server to relay mail without a written permission of the site, host and/or server. Unsolicited commercial email or unsolicited bulk email is prohibited.
SPAM - (a) Usenet - Posting the same or similar message to one or multiple newsgroups will be considered 'SPAM' and is prohibited by Nedernet. (b) Email - Sending unsolicited mail messages (as described above) will be considered SPAM. It will result in a immediate termination or the account/suspension of services until further notice.
Nedernet reserves the right to change and/or modify our policy at any time without notification. If you do not agree with our AUP, DO NOT purchase our services.