Reference: Education Code Section 70902, 17 U.S.C. Section 101 et seq.; Penal Code Section 502; Cal Const., Art. 1, Section 1; Government Code Section 3543.1(b)
Adoption Date: October 16, 2001 Reviewed: October 21, 2014
Employees and students who use District computers and networks and the information they contain, and related resources have a responsibility not to abuse those resources and to respect the rights of others. The Chancellor shall establish procedures that provide guidelines to students and staff for the appropriate use of information technologies. The procedures shall include that users must respect software copyrights and licenses, respect the integrity of computer-based information resources, refrain from seeking to gain unauthorized access, and respect the rights of other computer users. The procedures will also include that users must not use a system to perform an illegal, malicious act, or an act in violation of District policy.