I will do my damnest to find a home for any classic or unwanted
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 decomissioning 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 irreversable
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
I will actively promote ethical collecting.