Unacceptable Workstation Uses:
The Library Director or her designee may revoke the library Internet use privileges of any person upon discovery of his or her engaging in the following behaviors:
1. Makes any attempt to damage, or alter computer equipment and software.
2. Intentionally circumvents filtering and security/control software.
3. Intentionally downloads any information or software onto the hard drive.
4. Uses personal software programs on the Internet workstations.
5. Uses Library Internet workstations to display or disseminate sexually explicit or sexually suggestive (obscene/pornographic) material.
6. Violates copyright laws, any other U.S. or state laws, or software licensing agreements while using Library workstations. Attempts to break the code, illegally copy software, or damage the files in any way will result in prosecution as allowed by City Ordinance or contractual law with the software vendors.
7. Engages in any activity, that is deliberately and maliciously offensive, libelous, or slanderous and/or otherwise illegal.
U.S. copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code) prohibits the unauthorized reproduction or distribution of copyrighted materials, except as permitted by the principles of "fair use." Users may not copy or distribute electronic materials (including electronic mail, text, images, programs or data) without the explicit permission of the copyright holder. Any responsibility for any consequences of copyright infringement lies with the user; the Library expressly disclaims any liability or responsibility resulting from such use.