Examples of misuse include, but are not limited to: … Using computers, electronic mail or any other form of computer network based communication to act abusively toward others or to provoke a violent reaction, such as stalking, acts of bigotry, threats of violence, or other hostile or intimidating “fighting words.” Such words include those terms widely recognized to victimize or stigmatize individuals on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, and other protected characteristics.
Examples of Misuse of Information Technology Resources
Using resources for derogatory, racially offensive, sexually offensive, harassing, threatening, or discriminatory purposes.
The following items represent, but do not fully define, misuse of computing and information resources:
* Using computer resources to create, access, download, or disperse derogatory, racially offensive, sexually offensive, harassing, threatening, or discriminatory materials.