is KABA Mail?
is the world's largest provider of free Web-based
e-mail. KABA Mail is based on the premise that
e-mail access should be easy and possible from any
computer connected to the World Wide Web. By
adhering to the universal Hypertext Transfer
Protocol (HTTP) standard, KABA Mail eliminates the
disparities that exist between different e-mail
programs. Sending and receiving e-mail from
KABA Mail is as easy as going to the KABA Mail Web
site at http://mail.keepandbeararms.com,
signing in, and sending an e-mail message. By
using a Web browser as a universal e-mail program,
KABA Mail brings your personal information to you in
a globally-retrievable form.
is KABA Mail different than e-mail?
provided by Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
requires the use of a properly configured e-mail
program. To access e-mail provided by services
such as CompuServe® or America Online®, a member
needs proprietary CompuServe or AOL® software.
These client/server e-mail systems are inherently
limited and closed because they require the use of
proprietary client software. E-mail access on
these services is not universal, difficult while
traveling, and virtually impossible from overseas.
is based on open Web-based technology. The Web
browser, which is more universally available than
any proprietary e-mail program, is used for e-mail
sent from and received by KABA Mail. Web-based
KABA Mail is accessible world wide, offers a
cross-platform e-mail solution, and is cheaper and
easier than using traditional e-mail programs. An
additional advantage of KABA Mail is that a member
is not required to install any new software other
than a Web browser.
can KABA Mail be free?
is free because it is advertiser supported.
KABA Mail will always be a free service.
is KABA Mail universally accessible?
is a site on the World Wide Web. It is accessible
via any Web browser (Microsoft® Internet
Explorer; Netscape Navigator™, Opera, etc.) from
anywhere around the globe, from any type of
computer system, at any hour. Accessing your
personal KABA Mail is as simple as going to http://mail.keepandbeararms.com
and typing your Sign-In Name and Password.
I use KABA Mail anywhere?
You can access KABA Mail from any computer that has
a connection to the World Wide Web. The
increased availability of Internet kiosks and
public Internet connections in libraries, cafés,
airports, and universities makes remote access to
KABA Mail easy.
I use the existing Internet software on my
KABA Mail does not require any proprietary software.
You need to have a Web browser installed on your
computer and you need access to the Internet. You
can have Internet access via an ISP or your
company. We recommend using the newest version of
Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator
for best viewing results.
would I use KABA Mail if I already have an e-mail
is the one-stop e-mail solution. You can check
your e-mail using your Web browser. Your e-mail is
available anytime, anywhere. For example, if you
attend college, you may have an e-mail address at
school. Do you feel cut off if you can't check
your e-mail when you're home on vacation? Use your
KABA Mail account!
you travel, KABA Mail travels with you. Even if you
are just separated from your computer, you can use
any computer connected to the Internet to check
your KABA Mail.
I check my corporate e-mail using KABA Mail?
If your corporate POP server resides outside of
your company firewall, you can use KABA Mail to
access your POP Mail from any where in the world.
Corporate employees also enjoy the privacy
afforded by the KABA Mail administration.
KABA Mail have an Address Book?
KABA Mail has an easy to use method for adding
e-mail addresses to your personal Address Book.
I put URLs into my e-mail?
You can create a link to any valid Web page or
e-mail address by typing the complete address
(such as http://www.keepandbeararms.com)
in the text box on the Compose page. KABA Mail
automatically creates the link to this address.
When the recipient receives your message, the
address appears as a link that he/she can click to
go directly to the Web site or to send a message.
everyone in my family have his or her own e-mail
Each and every member of your family can go to the
KABA Mail Web site http://mail.keepandbeararms.com
and create a personal account for himself or
herself. In fact, KABA Mail does not allow account
sharing, so we encourage families to sign up for
an account for each family member who will be
using KABA Mail.
my e-mail private?
realizes that e-mail is private correspondence
between the sender and the recipient. It is
KABA Mail's policy to respect the privacy of its
members. Therefore, KABA Mail will not monitor,
edit, or disclose the contents of a member's
private communications unless required to do so by
law or in the good faith belief that such action
is necessary to: (1) conform to the edicts of the
law or comply with legal process served on
KABA Mail; (2) protect and defend the rights or
property of KABA Mail; or (3) act under exigent
circumstances to protect the personal safety of
its members or the public.
more information, see our Privacy
I attach files to my e-mail messages?
If your Web browser supports the attachment of
files (such as Netscape Navigator 3.x and later,
or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x or later,
etc.), you can send attachments using KABA Mail.
I receive attachments at my KABA Mail address?
Attachments sent to your KABA Mail account can be
downloaded to your personal computer by clicking
them. GIF and JPEG images and HTML files are
automatically displayed in the browser window.
I use KABA Mail as a business address?
You may not use your KABA Mail address as your
primary business address. If, however, you work
for a company with which you have an e-mail
address and you want to use your KABA Mail account
to send and receive e-mail while away from your
computer at work, you are encouraged to do so.
of Prohibited Use:
You are an individual who runs a business. You
and your employees want to use KABA Mail
accounts rather than registering and
administering your account through a paid ISP.
of Allowed Use:
You are a business person who travels. You
have an account with your company (email@example.com).
You use your KABA Mail account to read and send
solicited messages while you are traveling.
prohibits account sharing. Since KABA Mail is
accessible from everywhere in the world, each
individual is able to sign up for his or her own
personal account. You are encouraged to sign up
for an account of your own, to which only you have
access. Sharing an account compromises the privacy
and security of your e-mail. Each KABA Mail member
must have his or her own e-mail account.
software do I need to use KABA Mail?
requires that you use a Web browser that supports
graphics and nested tables, such as Microsoft
Internet Explorer 4.0 or later or Netscape
Navigator 4.0 or later. For a richer KABA Mail
experience, KABA Mail recommends that you use a Web
and style sheets. Text-based browsers, such as
Lynx, do not meet our requirements.
already a KABA Mail member, but I forgot my
password. What can I do?
can use the Password Retrieval system on the Sign
KABA Mail sell its membership list?
not! KABA Mail keeps all individual member
information, including the e-mail addresses of its
members, private. KABA Mail does not maintain or
sell any e-mail lists. Please refer to our Privacy
Statement for more information.
much junk e-mail (aka "spam") will I
does not condone or support the sending of junk
e-mail (aka "spam") through our system.
The KABA Mail Terms of Services (TOS) strictly
forbids sending unsolicited e-mail and we
terminate all reported accounts that are in
violation of the TOS. If you do receive
unsolicited e-mail, report it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remember to include a complete copy of the
message, including the full message headers.
KABA Mail host personal Web pages or business Web
Keep And Bear Arms hosts websites for
individuals and businesses of all sizes.
For more information or to order hosting
does KABA Mail ask for personal information?
needs you to complete your profile information to
display appropriate, individualized advertising
banners. This allows us to display advertisements
that are more likely to be of interest to you.
individual personal data is never disclosed to
I have to have an Internet connection to use
is a site on the World Wide Web. You must have
Internet access to use KABA Mail. You cannot dial
into KABA Mail. However, Keep And Bear Arms
does offer Internet Access / Dialup from 14.4k
connections to 56k connections to DSL, go
here for more information.
much e-mail storage space do I get with KABA Mail?
currently offers 2MB of storage space. Keep your
account below this limit, or KABA Mail may need to
remove some messages, and these cannot be
recovered. If you need additional storage space,
use the latest version of Microsoft Internet
Explorer v5, which includes Outlook Express.
will my KABA Mail account be marked
"inactive," and what does this mean to
if you do not sign-in to your KABA Mail account for
60 days, or if you do not sign-in within the first
10 days, your account will be marked
"inactive." Stored e-mail will be
deleted, and inbound mail will be refused. Your
Passport will still function, and your KABA Mail
e-mail name will be reserved. To re-activate your
account, simply go to http://mail.keepandbeararms.com,
and enter your member name and password. You will
then be able to once again send and receive e-mail
using KABA Mail. If your account stays
"inactive" for a full year, it may be