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ALSO CALLED: AUP, Acceptable Use Policy, Internet Usage Policies, Usage Policies, Web Usage Policies
DEFINITION: An acceptable use policy (AUP) is a policy that a user must agree to follow in order to be provided with access to a network or to the Internet. It is common practice for many businesses and educational facilities to require that employees or students sign an acceptable use policy before being granted a network ID. When you sign up with an Internet service provider (ISP), you will usually be presented  … 
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ACCEPTABLE USE POLICIES DEFINITION (continued): … An acceptable use policy (AUP) is a policy that a user must agree to follow in order to be provided with access to a network or to the Internet. It is common practice for many businesses and educational facilities to require that employees or students sign an acceptable use policy before being granted a network ID. When you sign up with an Internet service provider (ISP), you will usually be presented with an AUP, which states that you agree to adhere to stipulations such as:Not using the service as part of violating any lawNot attempting to break the security of any computer network or userNot posting commercial messages to Usenet groups without prior permissionNot attempting to send junk e-mail or spam to anyone who doesn't want to receive itNot attempting to mail bomb a site with mass amounts of e-mail in order to flood their serverUsers also typically agree to report any attempt to break into their accounts.
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