Acceptable Use Policy

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Acceptable Use Policy

The principles guiding the appropriate use of a public computer network by a private individual. It may also apply to the use of a computer provided to an individual by a company or agency for work use. The acceptable use policy outlines the types of websites a user may or may not visit and/or the kinds of work that are prohibited. For example, an acceptable use policy at a company may ban the use of a social networking website like Facebook. More commonly, AUPs ban the viewing of pornography or websites likely to contain viruses.
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That was the public reason offered by Instagram; buried within its new Terms of Service, however, there was another reason:
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Among other provisions, the voluntary Consumer Code requires all wireless companies disclose rates and terms of service, provide clear maps detailing areas where service is available, outline clear contract terms, provide for money back trial periods for new service, include specific disclosures in advertising, protect consumer privacy, and provide consumers clear termination rights and ready access to customer service.
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Our monitoring program will further help ensure that the listings on our auction site comply with our Terms of Service," added Fitzgerald.