Acceptable Internet use policy for IBM services

Revised and effective as of: February 1, 2006

This Acceptable Use Policy ("Policy") outlines unacceptable use of IBM services which interact with, or access, the Internet (the "Services"). This Policy is in addition to any other terms and conditions under which IBM provides the Services to you.

IBM may make reasonable modifications to this Policy from time to time by posting a new version of this document on the IBM Web site at "www.ibm.com/services/e-business/aup.html" (or any successor URL(s)). Revisions are effective immediately upon posting. Accordingly, we recommend that you visit the IBM Web site regularly to ensure that your activities conform to the most recent version.

Questions about this Policy (e.g., whether any contemplated use is permitted) and reports of violations of this Policy should be directed to aup@us.ibm.com.

The examples listed in this Policy are not exhaustive. Prohibited uses and activities include, without limitation, any use of the Services in a manner that, in IBM's reasonable judgment, involves, facilitates, or attempts any of the following: