In general, newsgroup abuse includes the following: [...]
* posting off-topic [...]
Violations of these policies could result in being banned from newsgroups
and may result in immediate cancellation of service. [...]
Any other behavior as reasonably determined by BellSouth to be
unacceptable. This includes any behavior deemed unacceptable by other
ISPs, behavior which is in violation of generally acceptable "Netiquette"
practices, behavior which causes BellSouth or the BellSouth Internet
Service to be viewed unfavorably by others, or other behavior which may
cause BellSouth Internet Service to be adversely affected via e-mail or
news blocking, or which may cause BellSouth to appear on detrimental
lists for spamming, etc.