Illegal & Prohibited Use

This section is used to address actions, content and or practices that are prohibited by law and by rules set forth by the Service Provider. Please review the sections below before using Service Provider's Services or networks. The restrictions are not negotiable. Not all Services provided by Service Provider are listed or mentioned but are bound by this document.

Users found to engage in activities that Service Provider determines, in its sole discretion, are in violation of this AUP will have their accounts terminated. Violators may also be subject to any appropriate legal action and/or consequences. Service Provider reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected illegal activity or civil wrong. Activities or use of Services considered by Service Provider to be a violation of this AUP are as follows, but are not limited to:

  • Post or transmit information or communications that, whether explicitly stated, implied, or suggested through use of symbols, are obscene, indecent, pornographic, sadistic, cruel, or racist in content, or of a sexually explicit or graphic nature; or which espouses, promotes or incites bigotry, hatred, terrorism or racism; or which might be legally actionable for any reason;
  • Post, transmit, download, or view any material whatsoever pornographic in nature involving actual images of children or minors or digitally or otherwise artificially created or manipulated images of children or minors, or any material whatsoever that may be deemed obscene under applicable law;
  • Access or attempt to access the accounts of others, to spoof or attempt to spoof the URL or DNS or IP addresses of Service Provider or any other entity, or to attempt to penetrate or penetrate security measures of Service Provider or other entities' systems ("hacking") whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data;
  • Introduce viruses, worms, harmful code and/or Trojan horses on the Internet;
  • Violate Service Provider or any third party's copyright, trademark, proprietary or other intellectual property rights, including trade secret rights;
  • Use any name or mark of Service Provider, its parent, affiliates or subsidiaries, as a hypertext link to any Web site or in any advertising publicity or other commercial manner;
  • Use the Service or the Internet in a manner intended to threaten, harass, intimidate or terrorize;
  • Make false or unverified complaints against any Service Provider subscriber, or otherwise abusing any of Service Provider complaint response procedures
  • Indirect or attempted violations of this AUP.
  • Reselling of service provided by Service Provider.
  • Services used to transmit, retransmit, distribute, post, or store any material that in the judgment of Service Provider is threatening, libelous, defamatory, or otherwise objectionable including but not limited to child pornography and advocating unlawful activity against any persons, animals, governments, or businesses.
  • Harassment of users, employees, or of others will not be tolerated.
  • Actions and/or Services prohibited by federal, state, and local law.
  • Distribution, posting, copying, or dissemination of copyrighted material including but not limited to movies and/or music.
  • Inhibiting any other person's use of the service provided by Service Provider is prohibited.
  • Participation in illegal gambling, lottery, or other similar activities.
  • Transmission of scams such as "Make Money Fast" schemes.
  • Making fraudulent offers.
  • The attempt to access the accounts of other or other computers and/or networks to penetrate security measures, whether or not the intrusion results in damage.

Service Provider reserves the right to limit, restrict and/or prohibit Services it provides to customers, as Service Provider determines necessary. The restrictions mentioned apply to all users unless specifically documented.