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About Interactive Areas (Message Boards, Chat Areas, etc.)
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Interactive areas, discussion boards, chat rooms, etc., are intended to
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or any services, system resources, accounts, passwords, servers or networks
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makes derogatory or offensive comments about another individual), or repeats
prior posting of the same message under multiple threads or subjects.
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