|TO:||iSTAR Technical Support Staff|
|FROM:||Margo Langford, Corporate & Regulatory Counsel|
|SUBJECT:||USENET News Groups|
|DATE:||July 3, 1996|
|CC:||David Ralston, COO|
|Michael Martineau, VP, Engineering|
John Cryer, VP, Western Region
Steve Doswell, VP, Central Region
Denis Choquette, VP, Eastern Region
Eric Carroll, Sr. Director, Network Services
David Chaloner, Manager, Integration
Please be advised that effective today, we will be enforcing the attached policy by deleting the appended list of USENET newsgroups from all iSTAR USENET news servers. The attached quote is for public distribution, and should be made available on all iSTAR web servers.
Pursuant to iSTAR internet Inc's policy to prohibit use of the iSTAR network for illegal purposes, on the advice of legal counsel, certain newsgroups have been deleted as they contain material that contravenes the laws of Canada.
iSTAR will not tolerate the use of its network for illegal purposes. Any incidence of illegal use reported to iSTAR internet will be investigated and the information will be turned over to the appropriate authorities. iSTAR reserves the right to cancel a customer's account for illegal use of its network, or for interference with other users or networks.
In specific, we have deleted the following newsgroups per legal counsel.
This list is for the information of the technical support staff of iSTAR internet only, and is not for general redistribution or publishing to the customer base.Please only give out examples, or confirmation of deleted groups when customers ask, but do not otherwise make the full list available.
alt.binaries.warez* alt.binaries.pictures.child.erotica.male alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.bestiality alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.child* alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.children alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.pre-teens alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.schoolgirls alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.babies alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.cheerleaders alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.fetish.diaper alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.gymnast* alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.teen* alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.young alt.binaries.lolita.misc alt.binaries.pictures.nudism alt.binairies.pictures.erotica.teens alt.sex.children alt.sex.preteens alt.sex.pedophilia* alt.sex.incest alt.sex.babies alt.sex.bestiality* alt.sex.fetish.diapers alt.sex.fetish.tinygirls alt.sex.intergen alt.sex.masturbation.pictures.female.teen alt.sex.necrophilia alt.sex.teens alt.sex.young alt.sex.boys alt.sex.girls alt.sex.fetish.scat alt.sex.sm.fig alt.sex.stories.hetero.incest alt.sex.watersports