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The On Ramp

The Blue Mountain Internet Customer Newsletter

 Issue # 1 September 2003 
  • Editor Welcome
  •  by Katrina Moran
  • Turbo v3.0 Available 
  • by Katrina Moran
  • Customer Rewards
  •  by BMI Staff
  • Viruses-How to Protect 
  • by Katrina Moran
  • Modem Information
  •  by Victor Luna
  • Internet Taxation 
  • by Matt Stephens
  • Question of the Month
  •  by BMI Staff
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    Editor Welcome
    by Katrina Moran

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    Welcome to the first edition of Blue Mountain Internet online newsletter, "The On Ramp." The purpose of this newsletter is to provide you (our customer) quality information and news that is both pertinent and timely.

    Customer Rewards
    by BMI Staff

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    As a customer of Blue Mountain Internet, we reward our customer's for referring friends, family, co workers, anyone you know to Blue Mountain Internet.
    If they sign up for service and give us your name, as our way of saying Thank you, we'll give you a $5.00 credit on your account!
    You can refer as many people as you want, and receive a...

    Modem Information
    by Victor Luna

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    How does a modem work?
    A modem is used to send digital data over a phone line. Since most phone lines are analog, information inside your computer is in digital format, all of the data is stored as 1s and 0s. Your modem modulates outgoing data from digital to analog and demodulates incoming data from analog to digital. Modems can either b...

    Question of the Month
    by BMI Staff

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    Q: I am getting lots of Junk Mail, how can I change this?
    A: Open Web browser IE: Internet Explorer, Netscape,
    1. Go to
    2. Click on Quarantine
    3. Enter your email address and your password
    4. In the Message Center, click on Junk Mail Settings
    5. You can adjust your junk mail fi...

    Turbo v3.0 Available
    by Katrina Moran

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    We are proud to announce a new version of our wildly popular Turbo Dialup Accelerator! Turbo optional service allows you to speed through the web up to 5 times faster than a standard dialup connection. No special hardware needed. Version 3 touts new enhancements including faster download performance, pop-up ad blocking, and more. If you alread... - CONTINUED

    Viruses-How to Protect
    by Katrina Moran

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    What are Microsoft Vulnerabilities?
    Microsoft Vulnerabilities are security holes in Microsoft software that can allow an attacker to access your machine.
    How to keep yourself Protected?
    1.Make sure your anti-virus software is up to date and active. For example: Norton Antivirus, McAfee, Zone Alarm, PC-Cillin. - CONTINUED

    Internet Taxation
    by Matt Stephens

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    How much do you know about the Internet and Taxes? Here are some interesting facts! Sales on the internet are considered to be international sales and are exempt from state taxes. The Supreme Court ruled several years ago that taxing sales on the internet would impose an unconstitutional burden on interstate commerce for one state to ask a s... - CONTINUED

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