Because the internet has no geographic boundaries, actions you take via your internet connection or hosting account can have worldwide impact.
This section lists the basic rules that we've evolved over the years to
minimize conflicts, harm to others, and, to the degree possible, legal
liability to yourself and us. Some rules (e.g., DMCA,
CAN-SPAM, Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, Child
Protection and Sexual Predator Punishment act of 1998) are
clearly spelled out in law; others are mostly based on common sense and
If you have any questions about grey areas, drop us a note at
firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll give you our take and advice on the matter.