Student Handbook: Appropriate Use of Computer and Network Resources Policies

Category: Internet Usage Policies School: Northeastern University Statement Rating: Red Last updated: November 6, 2017

Relevant excerpt

In addition to all of the requirements of this Policy, it is specifically prohibited to use Northeastern University information systems to:

  • Harass, threaten, defame, slander, or intimidate any individual or group;
  • Generate and/or spread intolerant or hateful material, which in the sole judgment of the University is directed against any individual or group, based on race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic makeup, or disability; …
  • Transmit or make accessible material, which in the sole judgment of the University is offensive, violent, pornographic, annoying, or harassing, including use of Northeastern information systems to access and/or distribute obscene or sexually explicit material unrelated to University-sanctioned work or bona fide scholarship ….

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