The Classic Computer Collector's Code of Conduct

As a serious collector, I follow the Classic Computer Collector's Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct is listed here for your reference:

I will do my best to find a home for any classic or unwanted computer.
I will return or destroy any personal or commercially sensitive data I find on a machine I acquire, and will keep it in the strictest confidence, should I find it necessary to view it.
I will aid users in the decommissioning of their machines, should they require assistance.
I will respect active software and publication copyrights.
I will, whenever possible, repair the computers in my collection and maintain them in working order, and will assist others in doing the same, to the best of my ability.
I will actively encourage the repair, maintenance, and use of older computers, in preference to the irreversible alteration of machines and parts for non-computer applications.
I will actively promote the exchange of computers, parts, and information among collectors, and will refrain from hoarding multiple examples of any item.
I will actively promote ethical collecting.


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