This Acceptable Use Policy specifies certain actions prohibited by time-space for users of the
time-space network. Time-space reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time to stay in
compliance with any laws, regulations and security requirements. By using time-space services,
any customer, employee or third party unconditionally accepts the terms of this policy.
The time-space network may be used only for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution or
storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation coming to or from
any unauthorized network or system is prohibited. This includes, without limitation,
material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property
rights used without proper authorization; government and military data protected by law
and national security; university and academic data protected by public policy; and
material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export
control laws. Any violation of the above which compromises the integrity of the time-space
Network or any other network is strictly prohibited.
SYSTEM AND NETWORK SECURITY.
Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result in criminal and
civil liability. time-space will investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and
cooperate with law enforcement authorities if a criminal violation is suspected.
Examples of unlawful acts, system, or network security violations include, without
limitation, the following:
Unauthorized access to or use of data, systems or networks, including any
attempt to probe, damage, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or
to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization of the
owner of the system or network.
Unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on any network or system without
express authorization of the owner of the system or network. Interference with
service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mailbombing,
flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks.
Unauthorized access to any data, system, or network from an unauthorized
system or network for any purpose which is not lawful or which is intended to do
Forging of any TCP-IP packet header or any part of the header information in an
email or a newsgroup posting. Electronic forging of any kind to include but not
limited to IP addresses, domains, business names, etc.
Sending unsolicited mail messages, including, without limitation, commercial
advertising and informational announcements, is explicitly prohibited. A user shall not
use another site's mail server to relay mail without the express permission of the site
Posting the same or similar message to one or more newsgroups (excessive
cross-posting or multiple-posting, also known as "SPAM") is expressly prohibited.
INDIRECT OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS OF THE POLICY, AND ACTUAL
OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS BY A THIRD PARTY ON BEHALF OF A TIME-SPACE
CUSTOMER OR A CUSTOMER'S END USER, SHALL BE CONSIDERED
VIOLATIONS OF THE POLICY BY SUCH CUSTOMER OR END USER.
If you are hosting a bulk email site on time-space servers and you use another ISP to SPAM
from in order to reference your time-space site by IP address or domain name, you are violating
time-space policy and possibly the law.
If you have been granted telnet access to time-space servers, multiple telnet log-ons are strictly
prohibited and you must come from a valid IP address. Forgery is against the law.
Any type of denial of service attack from valid or invalid addresses is a violation of time-space
security policy and against the law.
If you have been granted password privileges for FTP or telnet, sharing your password
with an unauthorized user or third party is strictly prohibited.
Complaints regarding illegal Use or System or Network Security issues should be sent
Complaints regarding email abuse should be sent to email@example.com
Complaints regarding USENET abuse or SPAM should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Time-space will also not tolerate any adult material or spamming and both infringements shall
result in immediate termination and removal of the site and/or virtual server without a
refund. Time-space prides itself as a responsible member of the Internet community and is
committed to protecting the data of and providing quality service to all time-space customers all
of the time.
INTERACTION WITH TIME-SPACE STAFF.
Any threat, vulgar language or harrasment directed at any time-space staff member through
phone or email may result in immediate termination of an account. Any violation of this
policy by any employee, contractor or third party programmer of time-space should be reported