This Acceptable Use Policy specifies the actions prohibited by RESERVE LONG DISTANCE COMPANY, INC. (“RTC”) to users of the RTC Network. RTC reserves the right to modify the Policy at any time, effective upon posting of the modified Policy to this URL: http://www.rtconline.com/.

Illegal Use

The RTC Network may be used only for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution or storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat or violates export control laws.

System and Network Security

Violations of system or network security are prohibited and may result in criminal and civil liability. RTC will investigate incidents involving such violations and in cooperation with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected. Examples of system or network security violations include, without limitation, the following:

  • Unauthorized access to or use of data systems or networks including any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization of the owner of the system or network.

  • Unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on any network or system without express authorization of the owner of the system or network.

  • Interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail-bombing, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks.

  • Forging of any TCP-IP packet header or any part of the header information in an email or a newsgroup posting.