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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For the sake of comparison, BestVPN.com said an abstract for a molecular physics paper scored 33.34-just barely harder to read than Instagram's terms of service. A chapter from Dostoyevsky's "White Nights" scored a 63.08, meaning the famous Russian author's short story is easier to read than any of the privacy terms of popular social media services.
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The updated privacy policy raised concerns among some customers that Cisco might take their routers offline based on the terms of service.
Drew's defense asserts among other things that she never read MySpace's terms of service in derail.
"We are looking to legislation changes that allow VCAs to earn the same amount regardless of their terms of service."
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This software was made to send advertising or system messages to your own network." As part of its terms of service, the company states, "DirectAdvertiser.com will not assist you in sending unsolicited advertising and it is not liable for any damages caused by such actions."
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Cuomo announced that, in conjunction with a recently announced investigation into reports that Facebook is secretly accessing personal information of users, the New York State Division of Consumer Protection is launching an education initiative for the digital age, including an examination of the terms of service and privacy policies of popular web applications and services.
Facebook is updating its terms of service and data policy to clarify the user information it collects and shares across its products including Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus and Messenger, CNBC reports, citing the changes.