ihost.nu supports the free flow of information and ideas over the Internet. ihost.nu
does not actively monitor nor does ihost.nu exercise editorial control over the
content of any Web site, electronic mail transmission, mailing list, message
board or other material created or accessible over ihost.nu services. However, ihost.nu
reserves the right to remove any materials that, in ihost.nu's sole discretion,
are potentially illegal, may subject ihost.nu to liability, or violate this
Acceptable Use Policy ("Policy"). Your violating this Policy may
result in the suspension or cancellation of your ihost.nu services.
The following are violations of iHost's acceptable use policies:
3. Unlimited Service
- 2.1. Using a personal account
for high volume or commercial use. If you would like to receive high-volume
or commercial services, please contact ihost.nu's Business Sales Department at
1-818-891-1030 for information about establishing a commercial account.
Activities which are prohibited as high volume include, but are not limited
- 2.1.1. Any mailbox
exceeding 10MB may, at ihost.nu's discretion, be transferred to a
compressed temporary file or storage. Members will be notified at that
time with further information. ihost.nu reserves the right to delete the
temporary file from the server sixty days after this notification.
- 2.1.2. Exceeding 20MB of
disk space for basic Web sites: Any basic Web site exceeding 20MB will be
charged $10/month per additional 20MB.
- 2.1.3. Exceeding 500MB of
traffic in a one-month period for basic web sites. Any basic web site
exceeding 500MB of traffic will be billed for the excess traffic.
Traffic over 500MB will be charged 3¢ per MB.
- 2.2. Using ihost.nu services
for illegal purposes or in support of illegal activities. ihost.nu reserves
the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties
in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrong. Activities which
are prohibited as potentially illegal include, but are not limited to:
- 2.2.1. Unauthorized
copying of copyrighted material including, but not limited to,
digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or
other copyrighted sources, and copyrighted software.
- 2.2.2. Exporting software
or technical information in violation of U.S. export control laws.
- 2.2.3. Posting or
emailing of scams such as 'make-money-fast' schemes or 'pyramid/chain'
- 2.2.4. Threatening bodily
harm or property damage to individuals or groups.
- 2.2.5. Making fraudulent
offers of products, items, or services originating from your account.
- 2.2.6. Attempting to
access the accounts of others, or attempting to penetrate security
measures of ihost.nu's or other entities' systems ("hacking"),
whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data.
- 2.2.7. The unauthorized
use of a person's name or likeness.
- 2.3. Harassing others by
'mail-bombing' or 'news-bombing'. 'Mail-bombing' constitutes sending more
than ten (10) similar mail messages to the same email address. 'News
bombing' constitutes sending more than 10MB of data to a newsgroup.
- 2.3.1. Sending
unsolicited electronic mail (email) messages where the recipient objects
to the content of the message or to the receipt of the message in
general is also prohibited under this Section.
- 18.104.22.168. Members
acknowledge that they are expressly prohibited from utilizing ihost.nu's service,
ihost.nu's equipment or any ihost.nu email address in
connection with the sending of the same or substantially similar
unsolicited email message, whether commercial or not, to a large
number of recipients. This prohibition extends to the sending of
unsolicited mass mailings from another service which in any way
implicates the use of ihost.nu's service, ihost.nu's equipment or any
ihost.nu email address(es).
- 22.214.171.124. A message is
unsolicited if it is posted in violation of a USENET or newsgroup
charter and /or if it is sent to a recipient who has not requested
or invited the message. For purposes of this provision, merely
making one's email address accessible to the public shall not
constitute a request or invitation to receive messages.
- 126.96.36.199. Member
specifically agrees that he/she/it will not utilize the ihost.nu service,
ihost.nu's equipment or any ihost.nu email address in
connection with the transmission of the same or substantially
similar unsolicited message to 50 or more recipients or 15 or more
newsgroups in a single day. Members responsible for these acts may
be terminated at ihost.nu's discretion. For each day upon which this
provision is violated, Member agrees to pay ihost.nu $10.00 per day
for an unintentional violation of this provision, but where
warranted, such as in the case of an accidental transmission, ihost.nu
may waive all or part of the applicable charge. In cases of willful
violations of this provision, Member agrees to pay ihost.nu $200.00
per day. ihost.nu at its sole discretion shall determine whether such
a violation was unintentional or willful. Payment by Member under
this provision shall not prevent ihost.nu from seeking to obtain other
legal remedies against Member, including other damages or an
- 2.4. Revealing your account
password to others or allowing use of your account by others (other than
authorized users in your household).
- 2.4.1 At no time can
there be simultaneous use of the same username and password combination.
- 2.5. Forging any message
header, in part or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or
passing through ihost.nu services.
- 2.6. Distributing viruses to
or from ihost.nu systems.
- 2.7. Use of software or any
device that would allow your account to stay logged on while you are not
actively using ihost.nu services or use the account for the purpose of
operating a server of any type. (See section 3 below)
- 2.8. Cross-posting
advertisements for products, items, or services to ten (10) or more
unrelated USENET newsgroups.
- 2.9. Posting articles to any
USENET or other newsgroup, mailing list or similar forum which are off-topic
according to the charter or other public statement of the forum.
- 2.10. Disrupting any
newsgroup with frivolous, excessively vulgar, or repetitious postings.
- 2.11. Posting of binary, or
excessively large, unrelated text files to non-binary newsgroups that have
specifically requested such material not be posted in the group's FAQ
(Frequently Asked Questions), charter or other public statement of the forum
that such material not be posted.
- 2.12. Installation of
'auto-responders', 'cancel-bots' or similar automated or manual routines
which generate excessive amounts of Net traffic, or disrupt Net newsgroups
or email use by others.
- 2.13. Engaging in any of the
above activities using the service of another provider but channeling such
activities through an ihost.nu account or re-mailer, or using an ihost.nu account as a mail drop for responses.
Member acknowledges that ihost.nu's Service is intended for periodic, active use
of email, user newsgroups, file transfers via FTP, Internet chat, Internet games
and browsing the World Wide Web. Member further agrees not to use the service on
a standby or inactive basis in order to maintain a connection. Pinging is
expressly prohibited. Accordingly, ihost.nu maintains the right to terminate
Member's connection following any extended period or inactivity as determined by
4. iHost.nu Assumes No
ihost.nu has no practical ability to restrict all conduct, communications or
content which might violate this Policy prior to its transmission on ihost.nu's
systems, nor can ihost.nu ensure prompt removal of any such communications or
content after transmission or posting. Accordingly, ihost.nu does not assume
liability to subscribers or others for any failure to enforce the terms of this
5. Revisions to this Policy
ihost.nu reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time. Notice of
modifications to this Policy may be given to subscribers by posting such changes
to the ihost.nu policy page (http://www.ihost.nu.com/policy/),
by electronic mail, or by conventional mail.