Chat Rooms, Blogs, and Other Forums Using Stanford Domains or Computer Services
For a complete text of the currently applicable version of this policy, see Administrative Guide Memo 66, Chat Rooms and Other Forums Using Stanford Domains or Computer Services, available at http://adminguide.stanford.edu/66.pdf.
The following is quoted from the policy:
From time to time, University departments, faculty, students and others may host electronic communication forums, such as chat rooms, newsgroups, bulletin boards, blogs, or web sites, whereby various parties may contribute their thoughts on various subjects and where such communication is made available for others to read and comment upon. For purposes of this policy, these sites are collectively referred to as forums.
- Establishment of Forums
- Connection with University ActivitiesForums that either use the Stanford.edu, Stanford.org, or other Stanford domains, or use University computing facilities, should be established only in connection with legitimate activities of the University.
- University RoleUnless specifically sponsored by an academic administrative unit of the University, the University's role in connection with these forums will be solely as a passive Internet service provider.
- Operation of Forums