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WAC 516-21-160

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Misuse of computers, electronic data or communication systems.

Misuse of computers, electronic data, or communication systems is a violation of the code. This includes, but is not limited to:
(1) Unauthorized entry into a file, web page, e-mail account, or online profile to use, download, read, transfer, or change the contents, or for any other purpose;
(2) Unauthorized use of another person's university-issued identification and password;
(3) The use of campus computing facilities, networks (including wireless networks), equipment, or services to interfere with the normal operation of the university computing system or the work of any member of the university community;
(4) The use of campus computing facilities, networks (including wireless networks), equipment, or services to "cyber stalk" another person or to send obscene, abusive or harassing messages;
(5) The use of campus computing facilities, networks (including wireless networks), equipment, or services to illegally copy, distribute, download, or upload information (including movies, music, or other digital content) from the internet or any electronic source;
(6) The use of campus computing facilities, networks (including wireless networks), equipment, or services to illegally copy, reproduce, or distribute licensed software;
(7) Attempting to modify system facilities or networks, including the introduction of electronic vandalism (e.g., "viruses," "worms," or other disruptive/destructive programs) into university computing resources or those connected to it by the network; and
(8) The use of campus computing facilities, networks (including wireless networks), equipment or services for personal profit or for any use other than authorized university business.
Students are also responsible for reading and complying with all provisions set forth in the Western Washington University policy for responsible computing, the user agreement for WWU network and computing resources, and the using copyrighted materials policy.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.35.120(12) and 20 U.S.C. 1681-1688 (Title IX Education Amendments of 1972). WSR 12-01-021, ยง 516-21-160, filed 12/9/11, effective 1/9/12.]