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 === Adding a new ITS user === === Adding a new ITS user ===
  
-First of all, for most things ITS will not require a user to be logged in under a name.  You can just type ^Z and start working. ​ Some programs do require you to have a user name, and maybe even to have a home directory.+First of all, for most things ITS will not require a user to be logged in under a name.  You can just type ^Z and start working. ​ Some programs do require you to have a user name, and maybe even to have a home directory.  However, it //is// somewhat rude to use ITS anonymously.
  
 To log in and assign a user name, type '':​LOGIN NAME''​ or ''​NAME$U'',​ where NAME is to be substituted for your user name.  Using the winning $U command does have a slight difference: ..CLOBRF and ..MORWARN will be set to 0.  Originally, ITS would not ask for a password so there was no protection against logging in as someone else.  As more and more Arpanet randoms were seen to hog precious resources, ITS was coerced into adding a password facility. To log in and assign a user name, type '':​LOGIN NAME''​ or ''​NAME$U'',​ where NAME is to be substituted for your user name.  Using the winning $U command does have a slight difference: ..CLOBRF and ..MORWARN will be set to 0.  Originally, ITS would not ask for a password so there was no protection against logging in as someone else.  As more and more Arpanet randoms were seen to hog precious resources, ITS was coerced into adding a password facility.
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