In consideration for the use of the National Capital FreeNet
Computer System (the "System"), and the efforts of National
Capital FreeNet Inc. ("NCF") and its Board of Directors (the
"Board") to develop and maintain the System, I understand
and agree to the following:
Use of NCF is a privilege which may be revoked at the discretion of the
1. That the use of the System is a privilege which may be
revoked by the Board of Directors of the System at any time
for abusive conduct or fraudulent use. Such conduct would
include, but not be limited to, the placing of unlawful
information on the system, the use of obscene, abusive or
otherwise objectionable language in either public or private
messages, or violation of this Agreement. The Board of the
National Capital FreeNet will be the sole arbiter of what
constitutes obscene, abusive, or objectionable language.
NCF may access, view, edit or remove anything which it feels is
unlawful or objectionable.
2. That the National Capital FreeNet
reserves the right to
review any material stored in files or programs to which
other Members have access and will edit or remove any
material which the Board, in its sole discretion, believes
may be unlawful, obscene, abusive, or otherwise
All items on NCF are for private use only.
3. That all
information services and features contained on
the National Capital FreeNet are intended for the private
use of its patrons, and any commercial or unauthorized use
or publication of those materials, in any form, is expressly
All Items on NCF are general and do NOT refer to specific
person, case or situation.
4. That all information contained on the
National Capital FreeNet is placed there for general informational and
entertainment purposes and is, in no way, intended to refer
or be applicable to any specific person, case, or situation.
NCF is NOT liable for loses incurred by your use or
non-use of NCF.
5. That the National Capital FreeNet and its Board
does NOT warrant that the functions of this system will meet any
specific requirements I may have; nor that it will be error
free or uninterrupted; nor shall it be liable for any
indirect, incidental or consequential damages (including
lost data, information or profits) sustained or incurred in
connection with the use of, operation of, or inability to
use the system.
You agree to be bound by rules and regulations set down
6. To abide by such rules and regulations of system usage as
may be set down from time to time by the Board of the
National Capital FreeNet.
You release the NCF, Board, operators, and affiliates
for any claims related to the use or non-use of NCF.
7. In consideration for the privilege of using the National
Capital FreeNet and in consideration for having access to
the information contained on it, I hereby release the
National Capital FreeNet, its Board of Directors and
operators, and any institutions with which they are
affiliated, for any and all claims of any nature arising
from my use, or inability to use, the National Capital
You agree to be responsible for your own actions and to
compensate anyone harmed by your abusive use of the system.
8. To indemnify the NCF and its Board for any loss suffered
to them by reason of my improper use of the System, and to
compensate anyone harmed by my abusive use of the system.
Information provided on NCF is offered as a community
service and NOT as individual professional consultation.
9. That the information provided on the System is offered as
a community service and is not a substitute for individual
professional consultation. Adequate professional guidance
for making important personal decisions cannot be provided
through an electronic format of this type. Advice on
individual problems should be obtained personally from a
professional. I agree: (1) that I understand this Agreement;
(2) that by using the System, I am not seeking to establish
a doctor/patient, lawyer/client, or similar relationship
with any of the Information Providers or other Members; and
(3) that the Information Providers and NCF can rely on my
promises in this paragraph (and elsewhere on this form) as
an inducement to provide information on the System.
You will not allow others to use your Member ID nor
attempt to obtain or use more than one Member ID.
10. That I will not allow another person to use my Member ID
and Password; nor will I attempt to obtain or use more than
one Member ID, except as authorized in special circumstances
by the National Capital FreeNet.
All registered Members of NCF must provide accurate and
real information on their application.
11. All registered Members of the National Capital FreeNet
must provide accurate information on their application
forms. Pseudonyms, nicknames, 'handles' or false names are
not allowed -- use your real name. Failure to provide
accurate information may result in denial of system access.
Willful misrepresentation or deliberate attempts to conceal
or forge information may result in legal action against you.
NCF prohibits all advertising, except for non-commercial
advertisements posted in appropriate news groups.
12. The National Capital FreeNet prohibits all unsolicited
advertising, both direct and 'broadcast', except in the case
of non-commercial advertisements posted only in the news
groups reserved for such purposes.