Cyber Citizenship Policy

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Appropriate use should always be ethical, reflect academic integrity and other community standards, show restraint in the consumption of shared resources, and be in compliance with Rensselaer’s policies and government laws and regulation. It should demonstrate respect for intellectual property; ownership of data; system security mechanisms; and individuals’ rights to privacy and to freedom from intimidation, discrimination, harassment, and unwarranted annoyance.

Individuals must not use Rensselaer information systems to abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, cyber bully, unlawfully discriminate against, or otherwise violate the rights of others nor to libel or defame others.

Individuals must not use Rensselaer information systems to participate in pyramid schemes or chain letters.

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