CyberSmarts dot Com provides Internet World Wide Web page hosting
and e-mail services. CyberSmarts dot Com has certain legal and
ethical responsibilities regarding the use of its computer network
and equipment involved in these services.
CyberSmarts dot Com general policy is to act as a neutral provider
of access to the global Internet. CyberSmarts dot Com has specific
ethical concerns regarding the use of its computers detailed below.
CyberSmarts dot Com reserves the right to suspend or cancel a
customer's access to any or all services provided by CyberSmarts dot
Com when CyberSmarts dot Com decides that the account has been
Specific Acceptable Use Policies
Unauthorized use of other people's accounts or computers
CyberSmarts dot Com will strongly react to any use or attempted
use of an Internet account or computer without the owner's
authorization. Such attempts include "social engineering"
(tricking other people into releasing their passwords), password
cracking, security hole scanning etc.
Any unauthorized use of accounts or computers by a CyberSmarts dot
Com customer, whether or not the attacked account or computer
belongs to CyberSmarts dot Com, will result in action against the
attacker. Possible actions include warnings, account suspension or
cancellation, and civil or criminal legal action, according to the
seriousness of the attack.
Commercial advertisements with e-mail
Unsolicited commercial advertisements are not allowed in e-mail,
and will likely result in account suspension or cancellation.
Commercial advertisements are unwelcome in most Usenet discussion
groups and on most e-mail mailing lists. Inappropriate posting may
result in account suspension or cancellation. See the newsgroup or
mailing list's charter for whether advertising is allowed or not.
"Spamming," or sending a message to many different
off-topic newsgroups, is particularly unethical and will be treated
Sending a message, especially an advertisement, to more than five or
six recipients, is by itself spamming unless the individuals have
specifically requested to be added to a mailing list on that topic.
E-mail is a person-to-person medium, not a broadcast medium.