Student Handbook: Appropriate Use of Information Technology Resources

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The following are examples of violations of information technology resources policies at Hamilton College. …

Inappropriate use of electronic mail and Internet access:  Activities that threaten the integrity of the system or harm individual users are not allowed. These include, but are not limited to initiating or propagating electronic chain letters; inappropriate mass mailing including multiple mailings to newsgroups, mailing lists, or individuals, forging the identity of a user or machine in an electronic communication or sending anonymous e-mail; using another person’s e-mail account or identity to send e-mail messages; attempting to monitor or tamper with another user’s electronic communications; reading, copying, changing, or deleting another user’s files or software without the explicit agreement of the owner; or using e-mail or personal web page advertising to solicit or proselytize others for commercial ventures, religious or political causes, or for personal gain.

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