What's Netiquette?

"Digital Etiquette"

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"Netiquette" is network etiquette, the do's and don'ts of online communication. Netiquette covers both common courtesy online and the informal "rules of the road" of cyberspace. This Flyer provides both a summary and detailed information about Netiquette for your browsing pleasure.

Things you should do:

DO unto others: The Golden Rule!

DO remember the other people in Cyberspace are all human beings with feelings.

DO ask yourself, "Would you say it to that person's face?"

DO remember your words are never erased. They will always be 'out there'.

DO be ethical.

DO use good grammar & spelling.

Things you shouldn't do:

DON'T break the law.

DON'T use offensive language.

DON'T jump onto a web page without making sure it's safe.

DON'T be confrontational just to start a fight.

DON'T use capital letters unless you intend on YELLING!

DON'T forward spam, jokes or chain letters unless a recipient actually wants it

Create cyber peace

Remember that comments you post to a blog, newsgroup, forum or website and write during a public chat session is a publicly available. You never know who's reading it or who may copy and spread it around. It could come back to haunt you.