Electronic Harassment, Threats, Stalking, and Similar Activities

Category: Internet Usage Policies School: University of North Carolina – Asheville Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: August 18, 2017

Relevant excerpt

A. Users may not use electronic communications to harass, stalk, or threaten others, or in similar ways create an atmosphere which unreasonably interferes with the education or employment experience.

B. This would include, but not be limited to, posting, transmitting, or originating any unlawful, threatening, abusive, hostile, fraudulent or defamatory communication, or any communication where the message, or its transmission or distribution, would constitute or would encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national, or international law or violate other policies, rules and regulations of the University. Information that is defamatory is defined as provably false, unprivileged statements that do demonstrated injury to an individual’s or a business’s reputation.

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