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Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)

Acceptable Use Policy

(Version: 2023-10-01)

There are numerous disruptive activities that can occur on the Internet.
This Document attempts to list activities/usage-patterns/... that are forbidden/prohibited
in the network/infrastructure system of the Provider ( SiteTide (Sebastian-Wilhelm Graf)).


Examples of Prohibited Activities

  • Copyright Infringement (including but not limited to hosting warez, torrent-trackers or protected content)
  • Unsolicited Email (example: SPAM)
  • Denial of Service (DOS and DDOS)
  • Phishing
  • Hosting Websites or Sending Mail for the Purpose of Blackmail
  • Illegal Hacking Activities (including: Unauthorized Network Scanning)
  • Hosting of Proxy Services (examples: Tor Exit-Nodes, Open Proxy Servers, ...) without expressed consent from SiteTide.
  • Crypto-Currency Mining
  • Excessive Web-Scraping (example: Operating a “Sneaker Server” for “Shoe Mining”)

Examples of Prohibited Content:

  • Online Threats and Harassment
  • “Revenge Pornography”
  • Terrorist Websites
  • Child Pornography


For more general guidelines see:
Allgemeinen Regeln zur Haftung und Auskunftspflicht des Internet Service Providers
accessible via

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