I am trying to ftp to the NCBI to download some information. Upon connecting I recieve, I get this warning message.
Warning Notice! You are accessing a U.S. Government information system which includes this computer, network, and all attached devices. This system is for Government-authorized use only. Unauthorized use of this system may result in disciplinary action and civil and criminal penalties. System users have no expectation of privacy regarding any communications or data processed by this system. At any time, the government may monitor, record, or seize any communication or data transiting or stored on this information system.
What constitutes unauthorized access? Is it illegal for a US citizen to download information from the NCBI? What does this mean?
Below is the command I entered