Policy: IT Appropriate Use

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(Policy predates system.)
Name: IT Appropriate Use
Number: 10000002
Code: ACA.IT.100.010
Status: Approved and Activated
Administrative Division: PROVOST/VC FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Responsible Office: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Effective Date: 01/22/2018
Summary/Purpose: Summary/Purpose: This policy sets forth the privileges of and restrictions on
students, faculty, staff, and other users with respect to the computing and
telecommunications systems offered by the University of Mississippi (UM).
This is not limited to desktop/laptop systems, hand-held/mobile computers,
lab facilities, centralized servers, classroom technology, the wired and
wireless campus networks, cloud-based services, etc. This policy defines and
gives examples of various sorts of activities which are detrimental to the
welfare of the overall community and which are therefore prohibited. It also
describes the process by which violators are identified, investigated, and
disciplined. It should be noted that certain legal activities are in
violation of this policy and are prohibited with respect to University
computing and network systems. This policy is designed to protect the
University community from illegal or damaging actions by individuals, either
knowingly or unknowingly. Inappropriate use exposes the University to risks,
including virus attacks, compromise of network systems and services, legal
issues, and possible financial penalties. This policy directly addresses
copyright issues related to illegal downloads and peer-to-peer file sharing.
Policy Narrative: PDF File
People Affected:  FACULTY    STAFF    STUDENTS    VISITORS  
Keywords: APPROPRIATE USE
COMPUTER
COMPUTER VIRUS
COPYRIGHT
E-MAIL
ILLEGAL DOWNLOADS
INTERNET
NETWORK
PEER TO PEER FILESHARING
PRIVACY
STUDENT JUDICIAL PROCESS
WEB PAGE
Related UM Policies: ACA.IT.100.030   Official Web Pages
ACA.IT.100.040   Anti-Virus Protection for UM Computers
ACA.IT.300.010   Domain Name Registration
ACA.IT.300.030   Wireless Networks
ACA.IT.400.010   Privacy in the Electronic Environment
RSP.TM.400.001   Copyright (Intellectual Property)
Related Resources: Campus Downloading
EDUCAUSE Legal Content Resources
IT Helpdesk
MusicUnited.org
Office of Information Technology

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