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No. SMTP is a plaintext protocol, using store-and-forward methods. What this means: Plaintext: Every server that relays this message sees it in its entirety, including all header information. Although each recipient in the BCC field typically gets their own e-mail (so the server sends out a customized e-mail where all the other BCC recipients should be ...


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Any mail transfer agent (MTA) that fully complies with RFC 2822 (specifically, section 3.6.3, Destination address fields) will remove the Bcc: field from the header before attempting delivery, making it impossible for the non-blind recipients to determine the blind recipients' identities. There are a couple of catches: Unless you have control over the ...


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From: http://www.russharvey.bc.ca/resources/email.html Few things are as irritating as receiving a message your e-mail address listed along with others for people you don't know. Not only is this poor etiquette, but it also invites misuses of those addresses by any of the recipients or anyone they might forward the message to. When people provide ...


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There is no such thing as a "BCC field"; BCC in email is performed by adding the recipient to the envelope but not the headers, which means that they are undetectable unless the email server is explicitly configured to reveal them somehow.


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You should never assume that the recipients won't become aware of the BCC recipient. I've had BCCed recipients hit "Reply All" in their mail program, and announce to everyone their receipt of a mail before, in a stunning lack of understanding of what being BCCed actually meant. If you really need it to be private, forward the message from your Sent folder ...


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In the internet headers, you should see a line Received by: xyz for <your email addr>.


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CC exposes your email list to everyone who receives it. This invites harvesting of the addresses by spammers. These references might help: http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/tips/ST04-008.html http://www.itsecurity.com/features/25-common-email-security-mistakes-022807/ point 7. There are issues with BCC especially if the email server does not remove the BCC ...


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Go to Tools; Rules and Alerts > New Rule. Start with Blank Rule then Check Message after Sending Through the specified account(Enter senders account)>Next BCC the message to mailbox you want to bcc to>Next Finish setup, Name rule>Finish Outlook 2003 Outlook 2007 Through the specified account - Outlook 2003/2007


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With Entourage 2008, it is very similar. Go to Tools > Rules > New > Outgoing Choose Rule Name (You may choose to change "All messages" to Account and choose the specified account) Change "Set category" to "Redirect to" and fill in your BCC e-mail address in the box. (You may choose to uncheck the "Do not apply other rules to messages that meet these ...


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Open a new e-mail message and click on the Options tab: In the Show Fields area click the Bcc button: Henceforth you should see the field always when composing mails Source



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