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acceptable use policy

All services provided by HostBacon are to be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any Australian Federal, State or Local law or the laws of any other relevant jurisdiction is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material we judge to be threatening or obscene, material that jeopardises national security, or material protected by trade secret or other laws. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless HostBacon, from any claims resulting from the subscriber's use of HostBacon's services which damages the subscriber or any other party.

adult orientated content

HostBacon does not allow any adult content. This includes sites that may imply sexual content, or link to adult content elsewhere. This is also true for sites that promote any illegal activity or content that may be damaging to HostBacon servers or any other server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited and we will suspend/terminate any offending account without warning.

illegal activities

HostBacon's services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in support of illegal activities. HostBacon reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing.

harm or endangerment to other people

You may not use HostBacon's service to harm or attempt to harm minors in any way including, but not limited to, child pornography, or use HostBacon's service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property.

forgery or impersonation

Adding, removing or modifying identifying network header information in an effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited. Attempting to impersonate any person by using forged headers or other identifying information is prohibited. The use of anonymous re-mailers or nicknames does not constitute impersonation.

unsolicited e-mail, news bombing (SPAM)

Use of the HostBacon service to transmit any unsolicited commercial or unsolicited bulk e-mail is expressly prohibited. Violations of this type will result in the immediate termination of the offending HostBacon account. Anyone hosting websites or services that support spammers or cause any of our IP space to be listed in any of the various Spam Databases will have their server immediately removed from our network. The server will not be reconnected until such time that you agree to remove any and all traces of the offending material immediately upon reconnection and agree to allow us access to the server to confirm that all material has been completely removed. Severe violations may result in immediate and permanent removal of the server from our network without notice to the customer. Any account guilty of a second violation will be immediately and permanently removed from our network without notice. Malicious intent to impede another person's use of electronic mail services or news will result in the immediate termination of the offending HostBacon account.

copyright or trademark infringement

Use of the HostBacon service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any third party including, but not limited to, the unauthorised copying of copyrighted material, the digitisation and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorised transmittal of copyrighted software is not permitted. Use of the HostBacon service to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent is also prohibited. Distribution and/or posting of copyrighted or the aforementioned infringements will not be tolerated.

network disruptions

Use of the HostBacon service for any activity which affects the ability of other people or systems to use HostBacon Services or the Internet. This includes "sistributed denial of service" (DDOS) attacks against another network host or individual user. Interference with or disruption of other network users, services or equipment is prohibited. HostBacon will not tolerate any subscriber attempting to access the accounts of others, or penetrate security measures of other systems, whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data. HostBacon does not allow the hosting of IRC, IRC Bots, or eggdrops on our network. Accounts found hosting this material or any other malicious material will be subject to immediate termination without refund. Use of the HostBacon service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of HostBacon or another entity's computer software or hardware, electronic communications system, or telecommunications system, whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data, is expressly prohibited and the offending HostBacon account is subject to immediate termination without refund.

network security

HostBacon accounts operate on shared network resources. Excessive use or abuse of these resources by one customer may have a negative impact on all other customers. Misuse of network resources in a manner which impairs network performance is prohibited by this policy and may result in termination of your account. HostBacon requests that anyone who believes that there is a violation of this AUP direct the information to the abuse department at and if possible please provide the IP address used to commit the violation, date and time of the violation, and evidence of the violation.

Customers accepting and agreeing to this Acceptable Use Policy also agree to the Terms of Service (

HostBacon reserves the right to amend any or all of the above policy, guidelines and disclaimer without notification. We also retain the right to increase any pricing and make changes to our account plans without notification.