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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.
http://email.about.com/od/emailbehindthescenes/
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 ...
http://email.about.com/cs/standards/a/smtp.htm
Introduction to Email: What It Is and How It Works - About.com
Want the big picture? Email is like traditional, postal mail. Just better.
http://email.about.com/cs/beginningemail/a/email_basics.htm
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.
http://email.about.com/cs/standards/a/mime.htm
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.
http://email.about.com/cs/standards/a/how_pop_works.htm
How Public Key Encryption Works - About Email - About.com
Without encryption, data sent via email are far from being private. Find out how public key encryption can make email more secure.
http://email.about.com/cs/pgp/a/public_key_enc.htm
What IMAP Can Do for You - About Email
As soon as you try to work on your email from more than one machine (a desktop at work and a laptop at home, for example), things get clumsy and complicated.
http://email.about.com/cs/standards/a/imap_basics.htm
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:  ...
http://email.about.com/od/emailnetiquette/a/cc_and_bcc.htm
POP (Post Office Protocol) Basics in Email - About.com
The Post Office Protocol is what enables your email program to fetch new mail. ... Behind the Scenes: How Email Works; POP (Post Office Protocol) Basics ...
http://email.about.com/cs/standards/a/pop_basics.htm
How HTML Email Return Receipts Work - About.com
We all like certainty, return receipts and certified mail. Unfortunately, internet email does not provide a way to know a message has arrived at the recipient's ...
http://email.about.com/od/emailbehindthescenes/a/html_return_rcp.htm
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