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'''Network abuse''' is the use of a computer network for purposes prohibited by the network's acceptable use policy. It usually includes [[internet crime]] and other malicious uses, such as use that may interfere with other users' ability to access network services. It is not uncommon for networks to prohibit the access or transmission of obscene, profane, or controversial material, especially considering employer and school networks. Some networks employ content filters or firewalls designed to block objectional activity. Vandalism to wikis such as this one is considered malicious activity by many network operators. Most network operators maintain a specific [[email]] address or other contact for reporting network abuse.
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==See also==
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*[[IP address]]
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*[[Internet service provider]]
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*[[Internet]]
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*[[Liberal vandalism]]
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==External links==
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*[http://www.abuse.net Network Abuse Clearinghouse]
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{{Liberalism}}
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[[Category:Internet]]
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[[Category:Information technology]]
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[[Category:Internet crime]]
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[[Category:Liberal Traits]]

Revision as of 11:06, 1 February 2013

Network abuse is the use of a computer network for purposes prohibited by the network's acceptable use policy. It usually includes internet crime and other malicious uses, such as use that may interfere with other users' ability to access network services. It is not uncommon for networks to prohibit the access or transmission of obscene, profane, or controversial material, especially considering employer and school networks. Some networks employ content filters or firewalls designed to block objectional activity. Vandalism to wikis such as this one is considered malicious activity by many network operators. Most network operators maintain a specific email address or other contact for reporting network abuse.

See also

External links