Acceptable Use of Computing and Electronic Resources

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Individuals subject to this policy are responsible for exercising good judgment regarding the use of technology and information systems. Use of these systems is permitted, with the following restrictions and conditions:

I. The use is lawful and not prohibited by University of North Carolina Board of Governors or University policies, including rules regarding academic integrity, harassment, discrimination, copyright, trademark, patent and invention, and rules prohibiting use of State property for private gain or to advocate for or against a candidate or issue in an election. …

V. No user shall send unsolicited mass communications without proper authorization from the manager with jurisdiction over the population to be reached. This includes the sending of “spam”” (junk e-mail) or other commercial advertising material to individuals.

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