General Acceptable Useage Policy

PROHIBITED CONTENT AND ACTIVITIES

The following statements pertain to all products and services offered by Store Republic.

Illegal Activity

Customer may only use Store Republic Web Hosting’s Server for lawful purpose. Transmission of any material in violation of any Country, Federal, State or Local regulation is prohibited. To this effect, child pornography, hacking content, warez content is strictly prohibited as well as housing any copyrighted information (to which the customer does not hold the copyright or an appropriate license) on Store Republic Web Hosting’s Server. Also, using Store Republic‘s servers or network to conspire to commit or support the commission of illegal activities is forbidden as well.

Service Interruptions

Any activity which causes service interruptions to either Store Republic‘s network/servers or any outside network. This includes, but is not limited to, the execution of Denial of Service attacks or other maliciously configured software.

Spamming

Customer agrees to not have any content on their site that advocates, sells or in any way makes available tools or methods to send unsolicited e-mail or usenet postings (spam), or to use Store Republic Web Hosting’s Servers for relaying unsolicited e-mail or usenet postings, or to use unsolicited e-mail or usenet postings to advertise for their site hosted at Store Republic. Any complaint we receive about a violation of this or the preceding two points will be taken very seriously and will result in immediate account cancellation without a refund.

Spamdexing

Client agrees to not engage in activities pertaining to Black Hat SEO, Spamdexing, and so-called “Scraper sites.” These can all have a severely detrimental effect on server performance and are not permitted.

Any conduct that is likely to result in retaliation against Store Republic‘s network or website, or Store Republic‘s employees, officers or other agents, including engaging in behavior that results in any server being the target of a denial of service attack (DoS).

Investment sites

FOREX, egold exchange, etc is strictly prohibited to host in Store Republic Web Hosting Server.

Adult Thumbnail Galleries/Banner Exchanges

Client agree not to run a banner exchange, free adult tgp (thumbnail gallery post), or free adult image galleries on his/her website hosted on Store Republic Web Hosting Server.

Abusive Scripts/Processes / IRC Bots

Any script/process/etc that adversely affects the ability of any other customer to satisfactorily use their provided services is forbidden. This includes, but is not limited to, CPU-intensive CGI/PHP scripts and websites for which the scale of traffic has exceeded the acceptable limits of a shared hosting environment.
All IRC bots and “bouncers” (bnc, etc) are forbidden on Store Republic Shared Hosting Server.

Network Daemons

Any process that opens a network socket to accept connections from external networks is forbidden. Processes are allowed to bind to the local host only, but are held to the limitations placed on all other processes. They must not use up more than their fair share of resources and they must not interfere with any other customers’ activities.

BitTorrent / Proxy Software

BitTorrent Software, All proxy software, anonymous or otherwise, is forbidden on Store Republic Shared Hosting services. Bittorrent protocol as a distribution method, it is far too easily (and often accidentally) abused/misused and therefore not allowed on Store Republic Shared Hosting services.