Wired2Host Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP") is provided to give our
customers and users a clear understanding of what Wired2Host
expects of them while using the service. All users of Wired2Host
Internet services: those who access some of our Services but do
not have accounts, as well as those who pay a service fee to
subscribe to the Services, must comply with this AUP
Use of Wired2Host Service constitutes acceptance and agreement to
Wired2Host AUP as well as Wired2Host TOS (Terms of Service)
*All Payments To Wired2Host Are Non-Refundable*
We support the uncensored flow of information and ideas over the
Internet and do not actively monitor subscriber activity under
normal circumstances. Similarly, we do not exercise editorial
control over the content of any web site, e-mail transmission,
newsgroups, or other material created or accessible over or
through the services, except for certain proprietary Web sites.
However, in accordance with our TOS (Terms of Service), we may
remove any materials that, in our sole discretion, may be illegal,
may subject us to liability, or which may violate this AUP.
Wired2Host may cooperate with legal authorities and/or third
parties in the investigation of any suspected or alleged crime or
civil wrongdoing. Your violation of this AUP may result in the
suspension or immediate termination of either your Wired2Host
account or other actions as detailed in Section 3
WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.
This document is intended to provide a basic understand of
Wired2Host Acceptable Use Policy. The following are guidelines for
the establishment and enforcement of Wired2Host AUP:
Ensure reliable service to our customers
Ensure security and privacy of our systems and network, as well as
the networks and systems of others
Comply with existing laws
Maintain our reputation as a responsible service provider
Encourage responsible use of the Internet and discourage
activities which reduce the usability and value of Internet
Preserve the value of Internet resources as a conduit for free
expression and exchange of information
Preserve the privacy and security of individual users
Wired2Host intends to provide its customers access to everything
the Internet has to offer. While the Wired2Host is firmly
committed to the principles of free speech, certain activities
that may be damaging to the resources of both the Wired2Host and
the Internet and cannot be permitted under the guise of free
speech. The resources of the Wired2Host and the Internet are
limited, and abuse of these resources by one user has a negative
impact on the entire community.
We do not routinely monitor the activity of accounts except for
measurements of system utilization and the preparation of billing
records. However, in our efforts to promote good citizenship
within the Internet community, we will respond appropriately if we
become aware of inappropriate use of our service.
You may not use your virtual site to publish material, which
Wired2Host.Net determines, at its sole discretion, to be unlawful,
indecent or objectionable. For purposes of this policy, "material"
refers to all forms of communications including narrative
descriptions, graphics (including photographs, illustrations,
images, drawings, logos), executable programs, video recordings,
and audio recordings.
If a Wired2Host account is used to violate the Acceptable Use
Policy or our TOS, we reserve the right to
terminate your service without notice. We prefer to
advise customers of inappropriate behavior and any necessary
corrective action, however, flagrant violations of the Acceptable
Use Policy will result in immediate termination of service. Our
failure to enforce this policy, for whatever reason, shall not be
construed as a waiver of our right to do so at any time.
As a member of our network community, you must use your Internet
access responsibly. If you have any questions regarding this
policy, please contact us at abuse@Wired2Host.net.
VIOLATIONS OF Wired2Host ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
The following constitute violations of this AUP:
Wired2Host services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in
support of illegal activities. Wired2Host reserves the right to
cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in
the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing.
Harm to minors:
Use of the Wired2Host service to harm, or attempt to harm, minors
in any way, including, but not limited to child pornography.
Use of the Wired2Host service to transmit any material (by e-mail,
uploading, posting or otherwise) that threatens or encourages
bodily harm or destruction of property.
Use of the Wired2Host service to transmit any material (by e-mail,
uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses another.
Use of Wired2Host service to make fraudulent offers to sell or buy
products, items, or services, or to advance any type of financial
scam such as "pyramid schemes," "ponzi schemes," and "chain
Forgery or impersonation:
Adding, removing or modifying identifying network header
information in an effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited.
Attempting to impersonate any person by using forged headers or
other identifying information is prohibited. The use of anonymous
remailers or nicknames does not constitute impersonation.
Unsolicited commercial e-mail / Unsolicited bulk e-mail
(SPAM) Use of the Wired2Host service to transmit any unsolicited
commercial or unsolicited bulk e-mail is expressly prohibited.
Violations of this type will result in the immediate termination
of the offending Wired2Host account.
BEGINNING IMMEDIATELY, anyone hosting websites or
services on our server that support spammers or cause any of our
IP space to be listed in any of the various Spam Databases will
have their server immediately removed from our network. The server
will not be reconnected until such time that you agree to remove
ALL traces of the offending material immediately upon
reconnection and agree to allow us access to the server to confirm
that all material has been
COMPLETELY removed. Severe violations may result in
immediate and permanent removal of the server from our network
without notice to the customer. Any server guilty of a second
WILL be immediately and permanently removed from our
network without notice.
E-mail / News Bombing:
Malicious intent to impede another person's use of electronic mail
services or news will result in the immediate termination of the
offending Wired2Host account.
E-mail / Message Forging:
Forging any message header, in part or whole, of any electronic
transmission, originating or passing through the Wired2Host
service is in violation of this AUP.
Wired2Host has a zero tolerance policy for the use of its network
for the posting of messages or commercial advertisements, which
violate the rules, regulations, FAQ or charter of any newsgroups
or mailing list. Commercial messages that are appropriate under
the rules of a newsgroup or mailing list or that are solicited by
the recipients are permitted.
Use of the Wired2Host service to access, or to attempt to access,
the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate,
security measures of Wired2Host or another entity's computer
software or hardware, electronic communications system, or
telecommunications system, whether or not the intrusion results in
the corruption or loss of data, is expressly prohibited and the
offending Wired2Host account is subject to immediate termination.
Copyright or trademark infringement:
Use of the Wired2Host service to transmit any material (by e-mail,
uploading, posting or otherwise) that infringes any copyright,
trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any
third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized
copying of copyrighted material, the digitization and distribution
of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted
sources, and the unauthorized transmittal of copyrighted software.
Collection of personal data:
Use of the Wired2Host service to collect, or attempt to collect,
personal information about third parties without their knowledge
Network disruptions and unfriendly activity:
Use of the Wired2Host service for any activity which affects the
ability of other people or systems to use Wired2Host Services or
the Internet. This includes "denial of service" (DOS) attacks
against another network host or individual user. Interference with
or disruption of other network users, services or equipment is
prohibited. It is the Member's responsibility to ensure that their
network is configured in a secure manner. A Subscriber may not,
through action or inaction, allow others to use their network for
illegal or inappropriate actions. A Subscriber 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. Unauthorized entry
and/or use of another company and/or individual's computer system
will result in immediate account termination. Wired2Host will not
tolerate any subscriber attempting to access the accounts of
others, or penetrate security measures of other systems, whether
or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data.
Any one site or reseller account found to be utilizing in excess
of 10% of the system resources including
streaming Audio or Video. at any given may shall be suspended.
We reserve the right to terminate such account if we see fit.
Involves a knowing misrepresentation or misleading statement,
writing or activity made with the intent that the person receiving
it will act upon it.
Infringement of Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, or
Intellectual Property Right:
Distribution and/or posting of copyrighted or the aforementioned
infringements will not be tolerated.
Distribution of Viruses:
Intentional distributions of software that attempts to and/or
causes damage, harassment, or annoyance to persons, data, and/or
computer systems are prohibited. Such an offense will result in
the immediate termination of the offending account.
Inappropriate Use of Software:
Use of software or any device that would facilitate a continued
connection, i.e. pinging, while using Wired2Host services could
result in suspension service.
Third Party Accountability:
Wired2Host subscribers will be held responsible and accountable
for any activity by third parties, using their account, that
violates guidelines created within the Acceptable Use Policy.
Violation Of Wired2Host Virtual Accounts:
It is absolutely forbidden to host illegal pornographic content
whereas the subjects are under the age of majority, or IRC servers
on Virtual Server Accounts. Virtual Server Accounts found hosting
this material will be subject to immediate cancellation without
It is absolutely forbidden to host an IRC server that is part of
or connected to another IRC network or server. Servers found to be
connecting to or part of these networks will be immediately
removed from our network without notice. The server will not be
reconnected to the network until such time that you agree to
completely remove any and all traces of the irc server, and agree
to let us have access to your server to confirm that the content
has been completely removed. Any server guilty of a second
violation will result in immediate account termination.
You are responsible for any misuse of your account, even if the
inappropriate activity was committed by a client, friend, family
member, guest or employee. Therefore, you must take steps to
ensure that others do not gain unauthorized access to your
account. In addition, you may not use your account to breach
security of another account or attempt to gain unauthorized access
to another network or server.
Your password provides access to your account. It is your
responsibility to keep your password secure.
Sharing your password and account access with unauthorized users
is prohibited. You should take care to prevent others from using
your account since you will be held responsible for such use.
Attempting to obtain another user's account password is strictly
prohibited, and may result in termination of service.
You must adopt adequate security measures to prevent or minimize
unauthorized use of your account.
You may not attempt to circumvent user authentication or security
of any host, network or account. This includes, but is not limited
to, accessing data not intended for you, logging into or making
use of a server or account you are not expressly authorized to
access, or probing the security of other networks. Use or
distribution of tools designed for compromising security is
prohibited. Examples of these tools include, but are not limited
to, password guessing programs, cracking tools or network probing
You may not attempt to interfere with service to any user, host or
network ("denial of service attacks"). This includes, but is not
limited to, "flooding" of networks, deliberate attempts to
Overload a service, and attempts to "crash" a host.
Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal
or civil liability. Wired2Host will cooperate fully with
investigations of violations of systems or network security at
other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement
authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations.
Wired2Host virtual site and reseller accounts operate on shared
resources. Excessive use or abuse of these shared network
resources by one customer (eg. in excess of 10% CPU usage) may
have a negative impact on all other customers. Misuse of network
resources in a manner which impairs network performance is
prohibited by this policy and may result in termination of your
You are prohibited from excessive consumption of resources,
including CPU time, memory, disk space and session time. You may
not use resource-intensive programs which negatively impact other
customers or the performances of Wired2Host systems or networks.
Wired2Host reserves the right to terminate or limit such
REPORTING VIOLATIONS OF Wired2Host AUP
Wired2Host requests that anyone who believes that there is a
violation of this AUP direct the information to the Abuse
Department at abuse@Wired2Host.net.
If available, please provide the following information:
The IP address used to commit the alleged violation
The date and time of the alleged violation, including the time
zone or offset from GMT
Evidence of the alleged violation
E-mail with full header information provides all of the above, as
do system log files. Other situations will require different
methods of providing the above information. Wired2Host may take
any one or more of the following actions in response to
Issue written or verbal warnings
Suspend the Member's newsgroup posting privileges
Suspend the Member's account
Terminate the Member's account
Bill the Member for administrative costs and/or reactivation
Bring legal action to enjoin violations and/or to collect damages,
if any, cause by violations
REVISIONS TO THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
Wired2Host reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this AUP,
our TOS (Terms of Service) and our other policies and agreements
at any time and in any manner. Notice of any revision, amendment,
or modification will be posted in accordance with our TOS (Terms