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Software Usage Policy

Adopted by the Information Services Policy Board December 2002

SOFTWARE USAGE POLICY

Statement of Purpose: This policy is intended to ensure that all State of Maine employees understand no computer software may be loaded onto or used on any computer owned or leased by the State of Maine unless the software is the property of or has been leased by the State of Maine or has been licensed or approved by the State of Maine.

Scope: This policy applies to all employees of the State of Maine.

No computer software, including without limitation operating programs, parts of operating programs, additions and enhancements to operating programs, programs derived from or developed with an operating program and electronic data compilations, may be loaded onto or used on any computer owned or leased by the State of Maine unless the software is the property of or had been leased by the State of Maine or has been licensed or approved by the State of Maine.