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How does Google's cleardot.gif track email recipients with a generic URL?

Some people and companies embed hyperlinked images in their emails in order to keep track of which recipients read the emails, and when. When the recipient opens the email and their email client asks ...
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2answers
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Email Encrypting and Protecting Privacy [closed]

I've looked through Stack Exchange before asking this question to see which is the most pertinent place to ask this, and it would either be here or Security Exchange. As some of you know, Lavabit and ...
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1answer
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Do multiple e-mail aliases on the same domain protect privacy?

Many web services require a valid email address for registration. If I use the same address for every service, only one needs to be hacked, and soon the adress is "contaminated" with spam. ...
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1answer
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SMS syncing in Outlook [closed]

I have recently left a company and have picked up that they have not disabled my mail account and that all mails have been forwarded via a rule to alternative people in the company. The company ...
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2answers
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Does the administrator of my own email domain have access to my emails? [closed]

I took the help of someone to build my own email domain. He is maintaining the domain and has the admin rights. Will he also get to know the content of all my emails if he wants to? If I want to ...
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2answers
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I accidentally sent an email to “undisclosed-recipients:;”

In Thunderbird, because it sometimes stupidly does this thing where when I forward emails, the To or CC/BCC boxes just can't be selected at all. (I think it's an extension causing it but it didn't ...
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2answers
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How is Thunderbird protecting my privacy?

For emails that have pictures, Thunderbird doesn't display the pictures, saying that it's protecting my privacy. How is it protecting my privacy by not displaying pictures? Pictures are things I am ...
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3answers
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Using BCC in place of CC [closed]

Could you point me to a good and trustworthy reference on the web that would explain in a simple language why it is not a good practice to use CC when you sent email to multiple people who do not know ...
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6answers
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How to prevent an email from accidentally being forwarded?

Is it possible to prevent an email from being forwarded, or to have sensitive information automatically removed when reply-all/forward is pressed? For example, a Google Calendar invitation includes a ...
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1answer
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How do I send mass emails yet make them more personnly one recipient's email show up in the To: form?

I would like send an email to many users. I would only like each recipient to see only their own email address in the To: form of the email. Not the list of 50 recipients that the email was actually ...
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1answer
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How can I ensure everything is removed when I delete an account from Opera 10?

I am using Opera 10. I have added my Gmail account to it. Today I have deleted the account from 'Tools -> Mail and Chat accounts'. Now I want to ensure that all messages together with other relevant ...
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When an email has an embedded image in Gmail, can the sender trace IP?

When an email has an embedded image in Gmail, can the sender trace IP of the send to user?