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ISP

abbreviation for INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER.
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A key section of the toolkit is focused on evaluating and contracting with online service providers. Here are CoSN's top 10 suggested contract terms:
On the other hand, the Communications Decency Act of 1996 (CDA), section 230 provides that "[n]o provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider." Thus, the CDA immunizes online service providers from suits that result from another person or third party's conduct while on its Web site.
Because there is so much in the DMCA that can influence libraries in terms of the Internet, whether it is as an online service provider, use of interlibrary loan, distance education, etc., it is best to study the DMCA to determine where it effects your specific library setting and how.
MINNEAPOLIS-In a move to boost its e-commerce business, Target Stores has joined forces with online service provider America Online to co-market a variety of proprietary products and services.
InfoWeb boasts 620,000 subscribers and claims to be Japan's largest ISP, while Nifty claims it is the nation's largest online service provider, serving 2.73 million subscribers.
Online scammers try to pry passwords from you by sending you e-mail claiming to be representatives of your online service provider. Some scammers will even call you on the phone and pretend to be a consultant working for your company.
Although the forum serves the same purpose as the CompuServe Accountants Forum (see sidebar), it is not limited to users of a particular online service provider and it has some additional useful features.
While the indecency portions of the Act have since been struck down as unconstitutional,(4) Section 230(c)(1) of the Act, known as the "Good Samaritan" Provision, remains in effect.(5) The Provision provides that "[n]o provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information provider."(6) Thus, even if an online service provider screens some of the content on its system, thereby acting as a Good Samaritan, it cannot be subject to "publisher" defamation liability for content that it transmits but does not create, such as Internet content and subscriber-generated content.(7)
In establishing an Internet presence, an association needs to hire an online service provider to house the Internet site and provide services.
Then follow the simple instructions and you can download the AOL software package as well - a month's FREE membership and 10 hours FREE online from the world's biggest online service provider.
Responding to articles linking it and Datasonic Group Bhd to the extensive corruption and money laundering charges against Zahid, MyEG insisted it never paid any fee or was party to any such payment to secure its appointment as a online service provider for the government.
Talking owner of one such online service provider Suniya Saadullah khan said that, ' the first tool we have developed is an on-demand service for maids and cleaners.

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