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Re: University Policies
Well... This is available from our site via anonymous FTP... so I suppose
there are no copyright problems by sending it to you... enjoy...
OBTW, the title lines are my addition... and the file is normally printed
(on the sheet they give you with your initial password) in small print,
and so the file is formatted to about 132 columns...
Univeristy of New Brunswick Computing Policies
(UNB, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada)
POLICIES 5. Improper use of Computing Services may result
in withdrawal of access privileges or other
The computing and communication systems at the penalties. The following (but not limited to
University of New Brunswick are intended to be the following) may be considered improper:
used in a manner that is supportive of the Univer-
sity's objectives. All constituents of the ù Frivolous use of any workstation, computer
University are able to apply to use the univer- or network.
sity's computing facilities. When that privilege ù Inspection of data or functions which are
is granted (e.g., when an account is issued), it neither allotted to the inspector, nor
is granted with the understanding that the use of specified as public.
the computing system will correspond to the ù Inspection of data which have to do with
purpose(s) stated in the request. utilization, authorization or security.
ù Modification of data which are not specif-
At the University of New Brunswick Computing Ser- ically assigned to or created by the modi-
vices Department, internal customers (students, fier.
faculty and staff) are not personally billed for ù Use of another's account.
use but are held personally responsible for use ù Interference with other persons accessing
made of their accounts. Certain practices are the systems, networks or equipment.
considered a misuse of university property. Exam- ù Destruction of data or property which is
ples of such misuse are the use of any part of the not owned by the destroyer.
computing system for personal or corporate profit, ù Attempting to gain access to another's re-
or to provide free resources to unauthorized per- sources, programs, or data.
sons. ù Use of another's programs or data without
The following policies govern the use of the ù Sending obscene or vulgar messages.
University of New Brunswick Computing Services ù Abusive or destructive use of hardware or
Department facilities: public software.
ù Use of the facilities for personal or
1. No person or persons shall use the facilities corporate gain without an external ac-
of the University Computing Services Depart- count. Examples of such use include pro-
ment without due authorization by Computing ducing invitations, posters, personal
Services. correspondence, etc., and the sale of com-
puter programs or results developed under
2. Every allocation of computing resources is an internal account.
made on the understanding that it is to be
used only for the purpose for which it was re- 6. Customers are expected to:
quested and only by the person or persons by
whom or on whose behalf the request was made. a. Be responsible for the use of their com-
Use shall not be made of computing resources puter accounts. They should make appro-
allocated to another person or group unless priate use of system provided security
such use has been specifically authorized by features and take precautions against oth-
Computing Services. ers obtaining access to their computing
3. No person or persons shall by any wilful or
deliberate act jeopardize the integrity of b. Refrain from engaging in deliberately
computing equipment, networks, programs, or wasteful practices such as:
other stored information.
ù unnecessary holding of workstations or
4. Persons authorized to use computing and commu- telecommunications lines;
nication resources shall be expected to treat ù producing unnecessarily large printer
as privileged, any information not provided or listings;
generated personally which may become avail- ù performing unnecessary computations;
able to them through their use of these re- ù creating and retaining unnecessarily
sources; they shall not copy, modify, large files;
disseminate, or use any part of such infor- ù unnecessary holding of peripheral
mation without permission of the appropriate equipment.
person or body.
c. Utilize efficient and effective techniques
for program execution.
Nick MacDonald | NMD on IRC
[email protected] | PGP 2.1 Public key available via finger
On Thu, 11 Mar 1993 [email protected] wrote:
> Following the thread about some Universities policy about using
> computing services I'd like to ask if you can send me YOUR
> Uni policy about the above matter. I'd like to make somekindda
> compilation of them and put it on our ftp server (smup7.jussieu.fr).