Subscriber Acceptable Use
Celticweb supports the free flow of information
and ideas over the Internet. Celticweb does not actively monitor nor does
Celticweb exercise editorial control over the content of any Web site,
electronic mail transmission, mailing list, newsgroup or other material created
or accessible over Celticweb services. However, Celticweb reserves the right to
remove any materials that, in Celticweb's sole discretion, are potentially
illegal, may subject Celticweb to liability, or violate this Acceptable Use
Policy ("Policy"). Your violating this Policy may result in the
suspension or cancellation of your Celticweb services. This policy should be
read in conjunction with the Celticweb
Internet Access Agreement.
The following are violations of Celticweb's
acceptable use policies:
2.1. Using a personal account for high volume
or commercial use. If you would like to receive high-volume or commercial
services, please contact Celticweb's Business Sales Department at 617 734 6684
for information about establishing a commercial account. Activities which are
prohibited as high volume include, but are not limited to:
2.1.1. Any mailbox exceeding 10MB
may, at Celticweb's discretion, be transferred to a compressed temporary file
or storage. Members will be notified at that time with further information.
Celticweb reserves the right to delete the temporary file from the server
sixty days after this notification.
2.1.2. Exceeding 6MB of disk space for free
Web sites. Any free Web site exceeding 6MB will be suspended until the
customer brings the disk space usage under 6MB or less. Or, additional
megabytes may be purchased. These prices may be obtained by calling (617)
2.1.3. Exceeding 250MB of traffic in a
one-month period for free Web sites. Any free Web site exceeding 250MB of
traffic will be billed for the excess traffic. Traffic over 250MB will be
charged $.10 per MB.
2.2. Using Celticweb services for illegal
purposes or in support of illegal activities. Celticweb reserves the right to
cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the
investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrong. Activities which are
prohibited as potentially illegal include, but are not limited to:
2.2.1. Unauthorized copying of copyrighted
material including, but not limited to, digitization and distribution of
photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and
2.2.2. Exporting software or technical
information in violation of U.S. export control laws.
2.2.3. Posting or emailing of scams such as
'make-money-fast' schemes, 'pyramid/chain' letters or spam email.
2.2.4. Threatening bodily harm or property
damage to individuals or groups.
2.2.5. Making fraudulent offers of products,
items, or services originating from your account.
2.2.6. Attempting to access the accounts of
others, or attempting to penetrate security measures of Celticweb's or other
entities' systems ("hacking"), whether or not the intrusion results
in corruption or loss of data.
2.2.7. The unauthorized use of a person's
name or likeness.
2.3. Harassing others by 'mail-bombing' or
'news-bombing'. 'Mail-bombing' constitutes sending more than ten (10) similar
mail messages to the same email address. 'News bombing' constitutes sending more
than 10MB of data to a newsgroup.
2.3.1. Sending unsolicited electronic mail
(email) messages where the recipient objects to the content of the message or
to the receipt of the message in general is also prohibited under this
126.96.36.199. Members acknowledge that they are
expressly prohibited from utilizing Celticweb's service, Celticweb's
equipment or any Celticweb email address in connection with the sending of
the same or substantially similar unsolicited email message, whether
commercial or not, to a large number of recipients. This prohibition extends
to the sending of unsolicited mass mailings from another service which in
any way implicates the use of Celticweb's service, Celticweb's equipment or
any Celticweb email address(es).
188.8.131.52. A message is unsolicited if it is
posted in violation of a USENET or newsgroup charter and /or if it is sent
to a recipient who has not requested or invited the message. For purposes of
this provision, merely making one's email address accessible to the public
shall not constitute a request or invitation to receive messages.
184.108.40.206. Member specifically agrees that
he/she/it will not utilize the Celticweb service, Celticweb's equipment or
any Celticweb email address in connection with the transmission of the same
or substantially similar unsolicited message to 50 or more recipients or 15
or more newsgroups in a single day. Members responsible for these acts may
be terminated at Celticweb's discretion. For each day upon which this
provision is violated, Member agrees to pay Celticweb $10.00 per day for an
unintentional violation of this provision, but where warranted, such as in
the case of an accidental transmission, Celticweb may waive all or part of
the applicable charge. In cases of willful violations of this provision,
Member agrees to pay Celticweb $200.00 per day. Celticweb at its sole
discretion shall determine whether such a violation was unintentional or
willful. Payment by Member under this provision shall not prevent Celticweb
from seeking to obtain other legal remedies against Member, including other
damages or an injunction.
2.4. Revealing your account password to others
or allowing use of your account by others (other than authorized users in your
2.4.1 At no time can there be simultaneous
use of the same username and password combination.
2.5. Forging any message header, in part or
whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through Celticweb
2.6. Distributing viruses to or from Celticweb
2.7. Use of software or any device that would
allow your account to stay logged on while you are not actively using Celticweb
services or use the account for the purpose of operating a server of any type.
(See section 3 below)
2.8. Cross-posting advertisements for products,
items, or services to ten (10) or more unrelated USENET newsgroups.
2.9. Posting articles to any USENET or other
newsgroup, mailing list or similar forum which are off-topic according to the
charter or other public statement of the forum.
2.10. Disrupting any newsgroup with frivolous,
excessively vulgar, or repetitious postings.
2.11. Posting of binary, or excessively large,
unrelated text files to non-binary newsgroups that have specifically requested
such material not be posted in the group's FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions),
charter or other public statement of the forum that such material not be posted.
2.12. Installation of 'auto-responders',
'cancel-bots' or similar automated or manual routines which generate excessive
amounts of Net traffic, or disrupt Net newsgroups or email use by others.
2.13. Engaging in any of the above activities
using the service of another provider but channeling such activities through an
Celticweb account or re-mailer, or using an Celticweb account as a mail drop for
3. Unlimited Service
Member acknowledges that Celticweb's Service is
intended for periodic, active use of email, user newsgroups, file transfers via
FTP, Internet chat, Internet games and browsing the World Wide Web. Member
further agrees not to use the service on a standby or inactive basis in order to
maintain a connection. Pinging is expressly prohibited. Accordingly, Celticweb
maintains the right to terminate Member's connection following any extended
period or inactivity as determined by Celticweb.
4. Celticweb Assumes No Liability
Celticweb has no practical ability to restrict
all conduct, communications or content which might violate this Policy prior to
its transmission on Celticweb's systems, nor can Celticweb ensure prompt removal
of any such communications or content after transmission or posting.
Accordingly, Celticweb does not assume liability to subscribers or others for
any failure to enforce the terms of this Policy.
5. Revisions to this Policy
Celticweb reserves the right to modify this
Policy at any time. Notice of modifications to this Policy may be given to
subscribers by posting such changes to the Celticweb homepage
(http://www.celticweb.com), by electronic mail, or by conventional mail.
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