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Acceptable Use Policies
As a provider of web site hosting, and other Internet-related services, offers its clients, and their customers and users, the means to disseminate a wealth of public,  private, commercial, and non-commercial information. respects that the Internet provides a forum for free and open discussion and dissemination of information, however, when there are competing interests at issue, reserves the right to take certain preventative or corrective actions. In order to protect these competing interests, has developed an Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP"), which supplements and explains certain terms of each customer's respective service agreement and is intended as a guide to the customer's rights and obligations when utilizing services. This AUP will be revised from time to time. Customers will be informed of changes to the AUP via E-mail. A customer's use of's services after changes to the AUP will constitute the customer's acceptance of any new or additional terms of the AUP that result from those changes. 

One important aspect of the Internet is that no one party owns or controls it. This fact accounts for much of the Internet's openness and value, but it also places a high premium on the judgment and responsibility of those who use the Internet to disseminate information to others. 

When information is disseminated through the Internet, they also must keep in mind that does not review, edit, censor, or take responsibility for any information its clients may create. When users place information on the Internet, they have the same liability as other authors for copyright infringement, defamation, and other harmful speech. Also, because the information they create is carried over network and may reach a large number of people, including both clients and non-clients of ASKaPRO, clients' postings to the Internet may affect other clients and may harm goodwill, business reputation, and operations. For these reasons, clients violate policy and the service agreement when they, their customers, affiliates, or subsidiaries engage in the following prohibited activities: 

  •  Spamming
  •  Intellectual Property Violations
  •  Adult Material
  •  Defamatory or Abusive Language
  •  Forging of Headers
  •  Illegal or Unauthorized Access to Other Computers or Networks
  •  Abusive/Excessive use of our Resources
  •  Background Running Programs
  •  Distribution of Internet Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses, or Other Destructive Activities
  •  Facilitating a Violation of this AUP
  •  Export Control Violations
  •  Usenet Groups
  •  Other Illegal Activities



    Other Items covered by this agreement 

  •  Fees and Late Payments




    Sending unsolicited bulk and/or commercial messages over the Internet (known as "spamming"). It is not only harmful because of its negative impact on consumer attitudes toward, but also because it can overload's network and disrupt service to clients. Also, maintaining an open SMTP relay is prohibited. When a complaint is received, has the discretion to determine from all of the evidence whether the e-mail recipients were from an "opt-in" e-mail list. 

    Intellectual Property Violations

    Engaging in any activity that infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property rights of others, including copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, software piracy, and patents held by individuals, corporations, or other entities. Also, engaging in activity that violates privacy, publicity, or other personal rights of others. is required by law to remove or block access to customer content upon receipt of a proper notice of copyright infringement. It is also policy to terminate the privileges of customers who commit repeat violations of copyright laws. 

    Adult Material

    Because the Internet is a global communication tool, it is difficult to dictate what is considered "adult material." However, it is not our function to discriminate against those who choose to utilize adult content or adult related material. This being said, there are still several reasons why has been forced to create its no adult sites policy for its virtual server users. 

    What does consider "Adult Material?" 

    •  Any site whose revenue is gained in part or whole from its adult content. 
    •  Photos or videos showing frontal nudity on either men or women for non-scientific or 

    •  non-artistic purposes. 
    •  Hyperlinks to sites who violate the above two points. 
    Why does have this policy?

    Bandwidth and Resources
    A virtual server is a shared environment where many servers reside on each particular machine. This being said, consider that an average "adult site" gets more hits than 100 standard websites. Some of the smaller adult sites get around 5 GB of transfer per day. With these types of resources being utilized, our servers would be severely slowed if we allowed these high traffic sites to also reside on our servers. On top of that, we would be forced to raise our prices to pay for the additional bandwidth. We strive to keep our servers fast and inexpensive, and our bandwidth clear; therefore, adult sites are not an option. reserves the right to decide what it considers "adult content", "adult material", "sexually explicit", or "sexually related". Let us know if you are unsure of the approval of your site before placing an order. 

    Abusive/Excessive Use of our Resources.

    ASKaPRO Internet Services has been established to provide web hosting services for small to medium-sized businesses.  Our prices are based upon this type of client.  Large graphic, video, audio or other large files make excessive use of our resources and may severely slow our servers.  These files are therefore prohibited.  Likewise, large listserves make excessive use of our resources and may severely slow our servers. These are also prohibited. Also prohibited is the storage of files not contributing to the display of your website.  We strive to keep our servers fast and inexpensive, and our bandwidth clear. We reserve the right to determine what is excessive use of our resources and will, at our discretion, refuse or discontinue service for a site which we consider abusive of our resources. 

    Defamatory or Abusive Language

    Using network as a means to transmit or post defamatory, harassing, abusive, or threatening language. 

    Forging of Headers

    Forging or misrepresenting message headers, whether in whole or in part, to mask the originator of the message. 

    Illegal or Unauthorized Access to Other Computers or Networks

    Accessing illegally or without authorization computers, accounts, or networks belonging to another party, or attempting to penetrate security measures of another individual's system (often known as "hacking"). Also, any activity that might be used as a precursor to an attempted system penetration (i.e. port scan, stealth scan, or other information gathering activity). 

    Background Running Programs

    Background Daemons in general are prohibited on servers, including, but not limited to, IRC bots, eggdrop, BitchX, XiRCON, warez sites and any other program that interferes with normal server operation. will be the sole arbitor of what constitutes a violation of the above policy. 

    Distribution of Internet Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses, or Other Destructive Activities

    Distributing information regarding the creation of and sending Internet viruses, worms, Trojan horses, pinging, flooding, mailbombing, or denial of service attacks. Also, activities that disrupt the use of or interfere with the ability of others to effectively use the network or any connected network, system, service, or equipment. 

    Facilitating a Violation of this AUP

    Advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available any software, program, product, or service that is designed to violate this AUP, which includes the facilitation of the means to spam, initiation of pinging, flooding, mailbombing, denial of service attacks, and piracy of software. 

    Export Control Violations

    Exporting encryption software over the Internet or otherwise, to points outside the United States. 

    Usenet Groups reserves the right not to accept postings from newsgroups where we have actual knowledge that the content of the newsgroup violates the AUP. 

    Other Illegal Activities

    Engaging in activities that are determined to be illegal, including advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes, fraudulently charging credit cards, and pirating software. will be the sole arbitor of what constitutes a violation of the above policy. 

    Fee Payments offers monthly, quarterly and annual payment options to our clients.  Any invoice not paid by the Due Date indicated on the invoice is subject to a $29.00 Late Fee.  Additional Late Fees will be imposed for each additional month that the payment is late.  ASKaPRO reserves the right to discontinue hosting and place a lien on customer's domain name(s) for any unpaid fees.  Full payment of invoice and late fees, plus a $50.00 reinstatement fee will be required to restore services which are turned off due to non-payment.

    We hope this policy layout is helpful in clarifying the obligations of Internet users, including and its clients, as responsible members of the Internet. Any complaints about a client's violation of this AUP should be sent to

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