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Keyboard Failure IRC Network Rules


:: NO (D)DoS, exploits, hack threats, or other related malicious
attacks on our users, servers, services, or other resources.

:: NO sending out any malicious files to any user on this network.
Deliberate sending will be dealt with harshly. If you are found
to be infected by a trojan please be smart and get a good anti-virus
program and firewall.

:: NO BotNets are allowed. General service bots, bar bots, trivia bots,
and other non-malicious bots are allowed. Collections of eggdrop bots,
and bots designed to carry out DDoS are NOT allowed.

:: NO mass flooding or spamming is allowed unless you are 
authorized by the channel owner or user.  Network wide flooding or
spamming will result in the termination of your connection, or in
some cases, a network ban.

:: NO mass advertising of channels, websites, networks or other
services. While Keyboard Failure does not expressly ban advertising, please
check with individual channel operators for their policies on the

:: NO pornography related or cybersex channels are allowed without
express permission from a network administrator.  All channels
approved are required to have the channel mode '+s' set.

:: NO illegal file sharing channels of any kind are permitted. Any
channels found to be violating this rule will be instantly
terminated and key users of the channel, banned from the network.
Small, legal file sharing channels are allowed with permission
from a network administrator. Copyright or distribution rights
are required by the users transferring these files.

:: NO impersonation of users, IRC operators, or network services
of any kind is allowed.

:: NO harassment via personal or channel messages. Please treat
ALL users with respect and kindness. If you are being harassed 
use the /ignore or /silence commands. If you are severely harassed
to a point where neither /ignore, nor /silence help, you may report
the user to an active IRC operator or in #Services.

Just because something is not listed here does not mean you may do it.
Use common sense, or ask an IRC operator before doing something you
are unsure of.

The administrators of Keyboard Failure extensively believe in free speech, but
this is a PRIVATE network. That means free speech or anything of the such does
not apply here, and we reserve the right to refuse access to ANYONE for
any, or NO reason. This applies to the suspension or dropping of nicknames,
channels, etc. as well.

If a channel operator bans you from their channel for any reason, it is
a channel issue and therefore cannot be dealt with by an IRC operator who
does not have status in the channel. We do not deal or interfere with channel
issues, so do not come begging us!

If an IRC operator is causing problems, starting trouble, or abusing their
power in any way, please feel free to send an e-mail to admin@kbfail.net, or
privately notify someone of higher status through #Services.