United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Utah Wireless Courtroom Service Access Registration Form
I request that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Utah, grant me access to the Court's Wireless Courtroom Service. By my signature below, I acknowledge that I have received and read the Court's "Wireless Courtroom Service Access Disclaimer" and have received and read the "Acceptable Public Use of Bankruptcy Court Wireless Network" documents. I further acknowledge that it is my responsibility to take precautions and provide security measures suited to my intended use. First/Middle/Last Name: Bar ID # and State: Law Firm Name: Business Mailing Address: ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ Voice Phone Number: Internet E-Mail Address(s): MAC address of Wireless Card/Chip:
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(12 digit hexadecimal value e.g. 00:40:ef:45:92:64 or 0040ef459264) For laptops with integrated wireless, this is usually found on a bottom label of the laptop. For external cards, this is a 12 character hexadecimal address found on the back of the card If your MAC address is not on the back of your card, or you have a built in wireless card, follow the instructions for your operating system to identify your MAC address.
Mail to: United States Bankruptcy Court Attn: Wi-Fi Access Dept. 350 South Main Street, Rm 301 Salt Lake City, UT 84101
If you have any questions about the registration process, please email the following staff in our Information Technology Department and include in the Subject line: Wi-Fi Support:
Ray Kerley Ian McMurray
[email protected] [email protected]
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Utah Wireless Courtroom Service Access Disclaimer
Please read and acknowledge this disclaimer prior to executing the Wireless Courtroom Service Access Registration Form. Privacy and Security Wireless systems use radio channels to transmit voice and data communications over a complex network. Privacy cannot be guaranteed and the Court cannot be liable to the user or any other party for any lack of privacy you experience while using the Court's wireless courtroom service. We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor, intercept and disclose any transmissions over or using our facilities and could perhaps be required under certain circumstances (for example, in response to lawful process, orders, subpoenas, or warrants or to protect our property) to disclose transmission to others. You acknowledge that the wireless courtroom service is not inherently secure and that wireless communications can be intercepted by equipment and software designed for that purpose. The Court has taken basic steps to insure security, including installation of a firewall, utilization of an encryption program, requiring MAC addresses to limit the authorized users access to the network, and passwords. Notwithstanding efforts to enhance security with respect to this wireless courtroom service, the Court cannot guarantee the effectiveness of these efforts and will not be liable to you or any other party for any lack of security that may result from your use of the wireless courtroom service. You acknowledge that you are responsible for taking such precautions and providing such security measures best suited for your situation and intended use of the wireless courtroom service. We strongly encourage and support certain user-provided security solutions such as virtual private networks, encryption and personal firewalls. By using this wireless courtroom service, which is provided free of charge, you also agree to protect passwords and SSID identification. You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware of any security breach. Should you decide to roam on any other network there is no guarantee of its security, privacy standards or of your ability to work on such network. There are other types of network, device, or Internet security issues or risks. For example, wired and wireless networks and devices such as PDAs, desk top and laptop computers, and servers may be susceptible to viruses, Trojan horses and denial of service attacks. The Court encourages the use of other resources for comprehensive information concerning these and other security risks and issues. In no event will the court assume any responsibility for any damage caused by viruses, Trojan horses, denial of service attacks, or breach of security encountered while using the wireless courtroom service. You acknowledge that you have read the foregoing disclaimer and understand that you are responsible for your own security should you elect to use the wireless courtroom service. Signature:_____________________________________ Date:_____________________
ACCEPTABLE PUBLIC USE OF BANKRUPTCY COURT'S WIRELESS COURTROOM SERVICE
Background This sets forth the usage protocols for the appropriate use of United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Utah's wireless courtroom service.
Guidance Users of the Court's wireless courtroom service are specifically prohibited from using the network for inappropriate personal use or for the furtherance of a private business. In using the Court's wireless courtroom service for limited personal purposes, users must, at all times, avoid giving the impression that they are acting in an official capacity of the Court. If there is a potential that such limited personal use could be interpreted to represent official business of the judiciary, an adequate disclaimer must be used, such as, "The contents of this message are personal and do not reflect any position of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Division of Utah." Inappropriate Personal Use Inappropriate personal use of the Court's wireless courtroom service includes any personal use that could cause congestion, delay, or disruption of service to any government system. Examples include, but are not limited to, use of greeting cards, video, sound or other large file attachments, "push" technology on the Internet, and other continuous data stream uses; attempting to gain unauthorized access to other systems; creating, copying, transmitting, or retransmitting chain letters or other unauthorized mass mailings, regardless of subject matter; using equipment for activities that are illegal, inappropriate, or offensive to others, such as hate speech, or material that ridicules others on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, or sexual orientation; creating, downloading, viewing, storing, copying, transmitting, or retransmitting sexually explicit or sexually oriented material; creating, downloading, viewing, storing, copying, transmitting, or retransmitting material related to illegal gambling, illegal weapons, terrorist activities, and any other illegal or prohibited activities; using the wireless courtroom service for commercial activities such as administering business transactions, or selling goods or services; using the wireless courtroom service for fund-raising activity, endorsing any product or service, participating in any lobbying activity, or engaging in any partisan political activity; posting judiciary information to external news groups, bulletin boards, or other public sites
without authority, including any use that could create the perception that the communication was made in an official capacity as a Court employee, and public statements at variance with the Court's mission or position; using the wireless courtroom service in a manner that results in loss of productivity, interference with official duties of court personnel, or greater than minimal additional expense to the government; and acquiring, using, reproducing, transmitting, or distributing without authorization any controlled information. Controlled information includes proprietary data subject to the intellectual property rights of others, such as copyright, trademark or other rights (beyond fair use), as well as computer software and data, e.g., export controlled software or data. Management and Sanctions The Court has established local controls to ensure that the use of the wireless courtroom service is in accordance with this policy. Unauthorized or improper personal use of the Court's wireless courtroom service may result in loss of the privilege, limitation of the privilege, criminal penalties, or financial responsibility for the costs of improper use.
Signature:_______________________________ Date: ______________________