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e-mail

Electronic mail, email Computers Scripted communication and attachments sent over a local or wide-area network or Internet to a distant recipient. See Listserv®, Mail-list. Cf Snail mail, Voice mail.
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"If e-mail costs a little money to send, then legitimate companies have an incentive to send less of it, which means less mail in your inbox.
STEP 2: Use "plus-addressing." You can obtain several addresses, each with a slight change, from any of several free e-mail services, including www.hotmail.com, www.juno.com and www.yahoo.com.
* Payment and/or quotas--parents either pay per e-mail or are limited to a certain number of emails a week.
Most systems allow you to check e-mail that has been blocked and, if desired, mark it as e-mail you want to receive.
and MSN, and once they find the sites containing information they're seeking, they can sign up to receive the e-mail newsletter.
The term spam did not originate with junk e-mail. Hormel's ham-based meat product (and a memorable Monty Python skit) aside, Templeton's and others' research suggests its use originated in the game-playing sites known as MUDs (for "multi-user dungeons"), where it applied to several different types of abusive behavior.
From pornographic material to bogus commercial solicitations, spam is everywhere, and now it's not only affecting e-mail systems, but also is reaching into mobile technologies as well.
Furneaux also provided The Newsletter on Newsletters with a long list of facts and tips regarding e-mail marketing (with only a minimum of plugs for an outside service agency such as his).
A positive feature is that it recognizes the importance of each organization having a formal policy for e-mail management, and it identifies key issues and considerations to be addressed in establishing such a policy.
It provides us with a secure sense that the sender of the e-mail is who he says he is.