MS. EILEEN INCREASED C. QUILON
" Netiquette" is network etiquette, the
do's and don'ts of online
interaction. Netiquette addresses both
common courtesy on the internet and the
informal " guidelines of the road" of
the online world. �
Guideline 1: Remember the human
• Computer systems bring people together
who would otherwise hardly ever meet. But the
impersonality from the medium improvements that
conference to anything less -- well, fewer
• You don't have to become engaged in legal
activity to actually want to be careful. Any message
you send could be preserved or submitted by its
recipient. You may have no control of where that
Rule 2: Abide by the same
criteria of tendencies online that
you follow in real life
• In real life, most people are fairly lawabiding, either by disposition or because wish afraid of getting caught.
On the web, the chances of receiving
caught sometimes seem slim.
Rule a few: Know where you are in
the online world
Netiquette differs from domain to domain
Precisely perfectly appropriate in one location
may be dreadfully rude within.
Netiquette is different in different
areas, it's important to find out where
Secret 4: Admiration other people's time
• At the time you send email or post to a
conversation group, you're taking up
other people's time.
• The word " bandwidth" can be used to refer
for the storage capacity of your host
system. When you accidentally post
a similar note towards the same newsgroup
five times, you are spending both time
and band width.
Rule five: Make yourself look good
• As in the world at large, many people
who talk online simply want to
be enjoyed. Networks -- particularly
dialogue groups -- let you reach out
to people you'd probably otherwise hardly ever meet.
Rule 6: Share expert understanding
• The web itself started and
grew because researchers wanted to
discuss information. Slowly but surely, the rest
of us got in on the action.
Rule six: Help keep flame wars under