Policy Manual

Violations of Law and Policy

Sanctions of law

Both federal and state law prohibits the theft or abuse of computers and other electronic resources such as electronic communications resources, systems, and services. Abuses include but are not limited to unauthorized entry, use, transfer, tampering with the communications of others, and interference with the work of others and with the operations of electronic communication resources, systems, and services. The law classifies certain types of offenses as felonies.