Midwest Internet Exchange

General Policies

1. This document contains a set of common rules that all networks wishing to connect to the M-IX fabric must adhere to. Failure to comply with any provision of this agreement can result in immediate disconnection from the M-IX peering fabric without notice. By connecting to the M-IX peering fabric you acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to all the terms contained within.
2. The terms contained within this document are subject to change. By connecting to the M-IX peering fabric you agree to all future revisions. Revisions will be published and members will be notified via e-mail 30 days in advance.
3. M-IX does not manage, coordinate or act as an intermediary in relationships between connected members and will not act as a third party in any agreement, mediation or dispute.
4. The M-IX Peering fabric may not be used in a manner that would disrupt other participant’s business or infrastructure.
5. M-IX Administration personnel reserve the right to disconnect or otherwise disrupt service to a member under any of the following conditions:
5a. Failure to follow any of the provisions of this agreement.
5b. To perform scheduled or emergency maintenance.
5c. Statutory obligation set forth by a regulating authority.
5d. As part of a request related to an ongoing investigation, warrant or subpoena issued by a recognized law enforcement entity with jurisdiction in an area in which M-IX, operates.
5e. Any unforeseen issue that would require M-IX to interrupt connectivity for the sake of its membership.
6. M-IX is not responsible for any losses incurred as a result of disruption in the continuity of the Peering fabric. The service is provided as is, without any warranties expressed or implied including merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
7.M-IX will schedule any maintenance a minimum of seventy-two (72) hours in advance, unless in case of an emergency.