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Behind the Scenes: How Email Works - About Email
Are you curious how emails manage to travel around the world in a few seconds? Have you ... Here's your chance to find out how email works behind the scenes.
SMTP Inside Out - How Internet Email Works - About.com
Have you ever wondered what happens when you press the Send button in your email program? Probably not, I guess — as long as it works. This is exactly the ...
Introduction to Email: What It Is and How It Works - About.com
Want the big picture? Email is like traditional, postal mail. Just better.
How Do Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Work?
Find out how the Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) work to let you send attachments with your email messages.
POP Inside Out - How Fetching Mail Through the Post Office ...
Have you ever wondered what happens when your email client retrieves mail from a POP account? ... How Fetching Mail Through the Post Office Protocol Works.
How Public Key Encryption Works - About Email
Without encryption, data sent via email are far from being private. Find out how public key encryption can make email more secure.
How Does Handwritten Email Work? Find out how you can send ...
Wish you could send handwritten notes, sketches, drawings and charts? Here's how it works.
How Does the Nimda Worm Work? - About Email
Find out how Nimda can be executed by just opening an email, and how you can secure your computer from that threat.
Sending an Email to Multiple Recipients - Cc: And Bcc: - About.com
The analogy works well. An email is sent to the person in the To: field, of course. A verbatim copy of the message is also sent to all the addresses listed in the Cc:  ...
How Base64 Encoding Works - About Email
Find out how the clever technique of Base64 encoding makes it possible to send arbitrary data through email.
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