Boise State University Policy # 8000: Information Technology Resource Use

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The First Amendment rights of academic freedom and freedom of expression, including the responsibilities associated with those rights, apply to the use of University IT Resources.


University IT resources shall not be used for:


Visiting, viewing, or distributing Internet sites or materials that contain obscenity, as defined under applicable federal and state law; and publishing, displaying, transmitting, retrieving or storing such obscene material.


Creating or distributing defamatory material or true threats, as defined under applicable law, or other illegal activity including but not limited to stalking as defined under applicable law.


Creating or knowingly disseminating unwanted and unsolicited emails or materials (spam) in such a large volume that it tends to disrupt the proper functioning of University IT Resources or an individuals’ ability to use such resources.