Bloomingdale Communications shall provide full, unrestricted access to all customers (including private, non-profit, business and government agencies who gain access to the Internet) who follow the guidelines of the acceptable use policy.

Acceptable Use Policy
It is not acceptable to use Bloomingdale Communications network for any purpose that violates local, state or federal laws to transmit communication that might be highly offensive or damaging to any recipients. Nor is it acceptable to interfere with or disrupt network users, or services, which include but are not limited to:


  • Attempting to obtain unauthorized access to any network or account. This includes accessing data not intended for the customer, logging into a server or account without being expressly authorized to access or accessing or probing the security of other networks.
  • Attempts to interfere with the service of others including users, hosts, and networks. This includes “denial of service” attacks, “flooding” of networks, deliberate attempts to overload a service and attempts to “crash” any host.
  • Reselling any Bloomingdale Communications Internet services.


  • Harassment through language, message frequency or message size.
  • Sending messages to any person not wishing to receive it. Requests by the recipient to stop receiving such messages must be respected.
  • Sending unsolicited messages which at the judgment of Bloomingdale Communications, is disruptive or generates a significant number of user complaints. This includes bulk e-mailing of commercial advertising and/or frequent pieces of mail.
  • Harmful mail, such as “mailbombing” or “flooding” a user or host with very large and/or frequent pieces of mail.
  • Forging message header information.
  • Introducing harmful code and/or viruses on the Internet.


  • Cross posting, UseNet Spam, otherwise posting the same messages to large numbers of unrelated groups.
  • Posting of message(s) of which the subject matter is unrelated to the content of the newsgroup posted to or generates a significant number of user complaints.
  • Posting of binary or executable files to newsgroups not created for that purpose.
  • Forging header information.
  • Introducing harmful code and/or viruses on the Internet.

Personal Web Space

  • Selling or distributing products or services that are considered unlawful.
  • Posting any content advocating ridicule or public scorn towards Bloomingdale Communications, its employees, board members or associates.
  • Posting of scandalous, threatening, harassing or private information without the consent of the person, persons or organizations involved.
  • Posting content of nature that is obscene, lewd, lascivious, violent, harassing or objectionable. Set forth by Title 47, U.S.C. Section 230(c)(2)(A).
  • Introducing harmful code and/or viruses on the Internet
  • Hosting bulletin boards or chat sites using personal web space provided with the service.

Sharing of Accounts

  • Sharing of a user’s account with another party for purposes of avoiding payment for a second account is strictly prohibited.

Enforcement and Violation

All usage is under the discretion of Bloomingdale Communications. Bloomingdale Communications management will review all alleged violations of the policy on a case-by-case basis. Clear violations of policy, which are not promptly remedied by the relevant customer, may result in disciplinary action, including, but not limited to immediate termination of service and forfeit of all fees paid to date.

Modifications to Policy

Bloomingdale Communications reserves the right to modify this policy at any time.