of activity in violation of this policy may be sent
via e-mail to sales@Lem.Net.
This document is divided into the following sections:
Extra E-mail Boxes
you open your Lem.Net
account, you join two communities. First is the
community formed by our network and our customers;
the second community is the one made up of all networks
and users connected to each other to form the Internet.
Becoming a member of these communities gives you
certain rights and privileges, but also imposes
certain duties and responsibilities.
has established an Acceptable Use Policy in order
to make these duties and responsibilities more clear.
This document is intended to provide a general understanding
of the Lem.Net
Acceptable Use Policy. The following factors guide
the establishment and enforcement of the Lem.Net
reliable service to our customers
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
Encourage responsible use of the Internet and discourage
activities which reduce the usability and value
of Internet services.
Preserve the value of Internet resources as a conduit
for free expression and exchange of information
Preserve the privacy and security of individual
intends to provide its customers access to everything
the Internet has to offer. While Lem.Net
is firmly committed to the principles of free speech,
certain activities are damaging to the resources
of both Lem.Net
and the Internet and cannot be permitted under the
guise of free speech. The resources of Lem.Net
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.
As part of our effort to prevent unsolicited bulk
e-mail form originating from our service, whenever
we discover numerous copies of the same message
being sent through our mail servers, we may detain
those messages for review in order to determine
whether or not they comply with our Acceptable Use
Policy. If a Lem.Net
account is used to violate the Acceptable Use Policy,
we reserve the right to terminate your service without
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 sales@Lem.Net.
account provides you access to a vast collection
of networks and services around the world such as
the World Wide Web, electronic mail, and newsgroups.
Your use of these services is subject to the following
policy. Violations of this policy may result in
termination of your account with or without notice
in accordance with the Agreement for Use of Lem.Net
Services that you accepted at the time you created
In general, you may NOT use your Lem.Net
account in a manner which violates any law, regulation,
treaty or tariff;
In a manner which violates the rules, regulations
and policies of any network, server, web site, database
or service provider that you access through your
In a manner which is defamatory, fraudulent, indecent,
offensive or deceptive;
To threaten, harass, abuse or intimidate others;
To damage the name or reputation of Lem.Net,
its parent, affiliates and subsidiaries;
To break security on any computer network, or to
access an account which does not belong to you;
or In a manner which interferes with other customers'
use and enjoyment of the services provided by Lem.Net.
reserves sole discretion to determine whether any
use of the service is a violation of this policy.
Guidelines for using your account follows. This
information is only a guideline, and is not intended
to be all-inclusive.
account gives you the ability to send and receive
electronic mail. Misuse of electronic mail may result
in termination of service. The following examples
are non-exclusive and are provided for your guidance.
You may not use your account to send unsolicited
bulk or commercial messages ("spam").
This includes, but is not limited to, bulk mailing
of commercial advertising, informational announcements,
charity requests, petitions for signatures, and
political or religious tracts. Such messages may
only be sent to those who have explicitly requested
You may not use your account to collect responses
from unsolicited bulk or commercial e-mail sent
from accounts with other providers. Forging, altering
or removing electronic mail headers is prohibited.
You may not send numerous copies of the same or
substantially similar message, nor may you send
very large messages or files to a recipient, with
the intent to disrupt a server or account ("mail
bombing"). You may not use electronic mail
to harass or intimidate others. Harassment, whether
through language, frequency of messages, or size
of messages, is prohibited. Sending a single unwelcome
message may be considered harassment. If a recipient
asks to stop receiving email, you must not send
that person any further messages.
You may not forward or otherwise propagate chain
letters, whether or not such messages solicit money
or other items of value, and whether or not the
recipient wishes to receive such mailings. Lem.Net
accounts may not be used to collect replies to messages
sent from another Internet service provider if those
messages violate this Acceptable Use Policy or the
acceptable use policy of the other service provider.
account with Lem.Net
provides the option to purchase home page space.
will not routinely monitor the contents of your
home page. You are solely responsible for any information
contained on your home page. However, if complaints
are received regarding language, content or graphics
contained on your home page, Lem.Net
may, at its sole discretion, remove the home page
hosted on Lem.Net
servers and terminate your home page service.
You may not use your home page site to publish material
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. Unlawful content
is that which violates any law, statute, treaty,
regulation, or lawful order. This includes, but
is not limited to: obscene material; defamatory,
fraudulent or deceptive statements; threatening,
intimidating or harassing statements, or material
which violates the privacy rights or property rights
of others (copyrights or trademarks, for example).
Indecent content is that which depicts sexual or
excretory activities in a patently offensive matter
as measured by contemporary community standards.
Objectionable content is otherwise legal content
with which LLem.Net
concludes, in its sole discretion, it does not want
to be associated in order to protect its reputation
and brand image, or to protect its employees, shareholders
and affiliates. Examples of prohibited home page
content: Materials which depict or describe scantily-clad
and lewdly depicted male and/or female forms or
body parts, and which lack serious literary, artistic,
political or scientific value. Materials which suggest
or depict obscene, indecent, vulgar, lewd or erotic
behavior, and which lack serious literary, artistic,
political or scientific value.
Materials which hold Lem.Net
including its affiliates, employees or shareholders
up to public scorn or ridicule.Materials which encourage
the commission of a crime; or which tends to incite
violence; or which tends to degrade any person or
group based on sex, nationality, religion, color,
age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability
or political affiliation.
E-mail Boxes Service
account with Lem.Net
provides the option to purchase Extra E-mail Boxes
service. All provisions of the Acceptable Use Policy
apply to your use of Extra E-mail Boxes service;
in particular, please note the Electronic Mail,
Newsgroups, and Security sections of this policy.
Misuse of Extra E-mail Boxes service may result
in the termination of your account. As the primary
account holder, you are responsible for all account
activity. If a Secondary mailbox or mailbox alias
is involved in a violation of the Acceptable Use
Policy, your account, including all Secondary mailboxes
and mailbox aliases, may be terminated. A terminated
account will result in lost e-mail and Internet
access for all users of your account. Therefore,
it is important that you make sure everyone you
allow to use your account or a Secondary mailbox
or mailbox alias understands all terms of this Acceptable
Use Policy and the consequences of violations.
are responsible for any misuse of your account,
even if the inappropriate activity was committed
by a 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.
Passwords must contain at least six characters,
and should contain at least one number or symbol,
should contain both uppercase and lowercase letters,
and should not be based on any word found in the
dictionary or on any personal information (name
or birthdate, for example). Your password should
not be the same as your user id. 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 ("cracking").
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
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
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.
accounts operate on shared resources. Excessive
use or abuse of these shared network resources by
one customer 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
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 performance of
systems or networks.
reserves the right to terminate or limit such activities.
You may not establish more than one connection to
our network from your account at any one time. You
may not provide network services from your account
(for example, you may not use your account to operate
an ftp or a web server).
Each customer account will be provided 10 Mb of
disk storage for e-mail. If mailbox exceeds the
10 Mb space limit, all messages over forty-five
(45) days old are subject to immediate deletion.
Mailboxes under 10 Mb in total size will be exempt
from the 45-day retention limit.
activity on our network that is a violation of any
state or federal law is a violation of this policy
and will result in immediate termination of service.
Prohibited activities include, but are not limited
Transmitting obscene materials
Intentionally spreading or threatening to spread
computer viruses Gaining or attempting to gain unauthorized
access to any network including the Lem.Net private
Accessing or attempting to access information not
intended for you Transmitting pirated software
Conducting or participating in illegal gambling
Soliciting for pyramid and other illegal schemes
on the Internet
Internet can be a valuable business tool when used
properly. However, it can reflect poorly upon a
business when used improperly. You are strongly
encouraged to visit the following Web pages before
doing business on the Internet.
customer considering the commercial use of newsgroups
is strongly urged toread the document entitled "Advertising
on USENet: How To Do It, How Not to Do It"
which can be found in the FTP archives listed below: