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Example 2 - Northville Public Schools (Michigan) 

1. All use of the Internet must be in support of education and research and consistent with the purposes of XXXX School District, Olympic Educational Services District and WEdNet. 
2. Any use of the network for commercial or for-profit purposes is prohibited. 
3. Extensive use of the network for personal and private business is prohibited. 
4. Any use of the network for product advertisement or political lobbying is prohibited. 
5. Network accounts are to be used only by the authorized owner of the account for the authorized purpose. 
6. Users shall not intentionally seek information on, obtain copies of, or modify files, other data, or passwords belonging to other users, or misrepresent other users on the network. 
7. All communications and information accessible via the network should be assumed to be private property. 
8. No use of the network shall serve to disrupt the use of the network by others; hardware or software shall not be destroyed, modified, or abused in any way. 
9. Malicious use of the network to develop programs that harass 
other users or infiltrate a computer or computing system and/or 
damage the software components of a computer or computing system is prohibited. 
10. Hate mail, harassment, discriminatory remarks and other antisocial behaviors are prohibited on the network. 
11. The illegal installation of copyrighted software for use on district computers is prohibited. 
12. Use of the network to access or process pornographic material, inappropriate text files, or files dangerous to the integrity of the local area network is prohibited. 
13. Subscriptions to Listservs must be reported to the building system operator (SYSOP). Get the name of the SYSOP in the principal's office. Prior approval for Listservs is required for students. 
14. Mail Listservs must be monitored daily and deleted from the personal mail directory to avoid excessive use of fileserver hard-disk space. 
15. From time to time, XXXX School District, Olympic ESD  and WEdNet will make determinations on whether specific uses of the network are consistent with the acceptable use practice. 
XXXX School District and Olympic ESD reserve the right to log Internet use and to monitor fileserver space utilization by users while respecting the privacy of user accounts. 
XXXX School District and Olympic ESD reserve the right to temporarily remove a user account on the network to prevent further unauthorized activity. 
WEdNet and Olympic ESD reserve the right to temporarily disconnect an Affiliate (School District) to prevent further unauthorized activity. 
We, the undersigned, have read, understand, and agree to abide by the Acceptable Use Practices for the XXXX School District and the Internet. 
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