This summary section is not intended as a legal document, and it does not supercede the official AUP. It is intended only as a summary of the official AUP.
1.) Illegally copied software – Referred to as “Warez” or “Cracked” or “Pirated” software. This is absolutely not allowed on our network.
2.) Pornography – Absolutely no pornographic material is allowed on our network.
3.) Copyrighted Material – No Netmar user may have on their server copyrighted material without permission.
4.) Objectionable material – At the discretion of Netmar Staff, we may choose to cancel accounts containing content we feel is objectionable, i.e. hate propaganda, satanic literature, etc.
5.) Hacking – No Netmar resource may be used to gain unauthorized access into someone else’s computer. This also applies to DoS / DDoS attacks - No Netmar resource may be used to perform denial of service attacks. If you have caused Netmar to become the target of such an attack, we may cancel your account.
6.) IRC – IRC servers are no longer allowed on our network. The abuse that hosting an IRC server promotes is just too great.
7.) UCE/Spam – Netmar has ZERO tolerance for spam / unsolicited commercial email. If you are caught sending spam through our network, your account will be immediately terminated and no refund will be given. There are no warnings given beyond the official AUP, which must be read and agreed to upon account signup. In addition, no spam-friendly websites (websites that are advertised via spam) are allowed.
Official Acceptable Use Policy
The terms for use of Netmar computer systems, network transit service, and content provision (“Systems”) follow. Use of Netmar Systems is contingent on acceptance of the following policy.
This agreement is subject to change at any time, and future revisions will take precedence over older versions. The latest and current version of this document may be found at: http://www.netmar.com/aboutus/legal/aup.html
Current version revision date: 2/18/2010
1.) Netmar specifically and categorically does not allow illegal software to reside on Netmar Systems. This may include, but is not limited to, copyrighted software programs for which customer does not either own the copyright or have permission to distribute the program, programs for which software to circumvent copy protection has been implemented (“warez”), any software designed specifically to bypass copyright protection or to make available without pay software that is copyrighted (“cracks”), and software for which the sole intent is to invade or maliciously attack another person’s internet presence (“hacking programs”). Decisions on what constitutes a violation of Section (1) are left solely to Netmar Staff.
2.) Netmar specifically and categorically does not allow material of a pornographic nature on Netmar Systems. This may include, but is not limited to, images depicting explicit sexual acts, video files depicting explicit sexual acts, and textual accounts of explicit sexual acts. Exceptions to Section (2) may include depictions deemed to be of artistic or historic value and depictions of a medical nature (for example, neither Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” nor a website advocating breast cancer awareness are pornographic). Decisions on what constitutes a violation of Section (2) are left solely to Netmar Staff.
3.) Netmar customers may not possess on Netmar Systems any material for which they do not either a.) own the copyright or b.) have written permission from the copyright holder. Copyright material may include, but is not limited to, images, audio, video, and text displayed or made available for download on Netmar Systems. Any person wishing to report a copyright violation on Netmar Systems should contact either the offending party directly or the U.S. Copyright office. All complaints relating to copyright infringement must be made in writing. Upon request, customers must be able to furnish Netmar with written proof of permission of copyright licensure.
4.) Netmar Systems may not be used to transmit information related to objectionable material. This may include, but is not limited to, information specifically designed to incite violence (the “anarchists’ cookbook”), material which promotes or disparages a person or group of people on the basis of sex or race (e.g. “white supremacy literature”), or material which promotes satanic ritual or worship. Decisions on what constitutes a violation of Section (4) are left solely to Netmar Staff.
5.) Netmar Systems may not be used to gain unauthorized access to, or restrict access to, another web presence. This includes, but is not limited to, hacking, port scanning, brute-force password attempts, packet-sniffing, Denial of Service attacks, and participation in Distributed Denial of Service attacks. Decisions on what constitutes a violation of Section (5) are left solely to Netmar Staff.
6.) Netmar Systems may not be used to host any program which will be used to connect client machines or clients to an IRC network. This includes, but is not limited to, ircd, ircu, and all other irc servers. IRC client connections, bounces (BNC sessions), and bots are permissible under Section (6) for clients who have their own Netmar Dedicated Server accounts.
7.) Netmar specifically and categorically does not allow the use of Netmar Systems to transmit any unsolicited commercial email (“UCE” or “spam”). Netmar has a zero-tolerance policy for spam. Customers found in violation of section (7) will be subject to immediate account termination. Unsolicited Commercial Email violations include, but are not limited to, transmission or origination of unsolicited commercial email, hosting of content referred to in a spam email, providing software related to sending unsolicited commercial email, and providing lists of email addresses for the purpose of sending unsolicited commercial email to the email addresses on the list. Decisions on what constitutes a violation of Section (7) are left solely to Netmar Staff.