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electronic mail (e-mail)

a form of COMMUNICATION which involves sending COMPUTER-originated messages and information across a telecommunications network. E-mail usage is expanding rapidly, partly reflected in the introduction of new facilities which provide an integrated approach to sending messages to any combination of fax, telex and electronic mail addresses. See INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, NETWORKING.
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Information: Alina Martin, Science Applications International Corporation, 11251 Roger Bacon Drive, Reston, VA 20190 USA, 703-318-4678, fax: 703-318-4755, e-mail: martinali@saic.com, Internet: http://www.epa.gov/scienceforum
Once we are able, without a doubt, to identify the sender of an e-mail, we can trace it back and hold spammers and phishers accountable."
STEP 3: Use the spam filters provided by your e-mail software--Outlook, Eudora and Thunderbird, as well as antivirus software and firewalls.
For example, Microsoft Personal Store (.PST) files are a popular local storage location for Microsoft Exchange e-mail data.
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* Sorting--the e-mails are pre-sorted by bunk/cabin or camper name (or both), so you don't have to do it manually (e.g., The e-mail is from smith123@aol.com for "Davie"--what are the odds you are going to be able to deliver that one?).
Most systems allow you to check e-mail that has been blocked and, if desired, mark it as e-mail you want to receive.
Most school districts now provide Webbased e-mail accounts for each staff member, such as AOL, FirstClass and Outlook.
and MSN, and once they find the sites containing information they're seeking, they can sign up to receive the e-mail newsletter.
E-mail commands are quick and powerful; they allow you to perform a series of tasks in a single message.
The authors begin with two premises: E-mail is (1) a critical business tool and the information contained therein is an asset that must be managed, and (2) the only solution is electronic control via software.
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.