Data Plans and Features: Prohibited Uses
You may not use our Data Plans and Features for illegal purposes or purposes that infringe upon others? intellectual property rights, or in a manner that interferes with other users? service, interferes with the network?s ability to fairly allocate capacity among users or that otherwise degrades service quality for other users. Examples of prohibited usage include: (i) server devices or host computer applications, including continuous Web camera posts or broadcasts, automatic data feeds, automated machine-to-machine connections or peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing applications that are broadcast to multiple servers or recipients such that they could enable ?bots? or similar routines (as set forth in more detail in (iii) below) or otherwise denigrate network capacity or functionality; (ii) as a substitute or backup for private lines or dedicated data connections; (iii) ?auto-responders,? ?cancel-bots,? or similar automated or manual routines that generate amounts of net traffic that could disrupt net user groups or email use by others; (iv) generating ?spam? or unsolicited commercial or bulk email (or activities that facilitate the dissemination of such email); (v) any activity that adversely affects the ability of other users or systems to use either Verizon Wireless? services or the Internet-based resources of others, including the generation or dissemination of viruses, malware or ?denial of service? attacks; (vi) accessing, or attempting to access without authority, the information, accounts or devices of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, Verizon Wireless? or another entity?s network or systems; or (vii) running software or other devices that maintain continuous active Internet connections when a computer?s connection would otherwise be idle, or ?keep alive? functions, unless they adhere to Verizon Wireless? requirements for such usage, which may be changed from time to time. By way of example only, you may not use a Data Plan or Feature for Web broadcasting, or for the operation of servers, telemetry devices and/or Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition devices.