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  Electronic Mail Etiquette
Electronic mail can be intercepted in transit and a valid credit card number is like money in the bank for someone unscrupulous enough to use it.
Remember that Electronic Mail is not as immediate as a telephone conversation and the recipient may not recall the contents of the original message, especially if he or she receives many messages each day.
Electronic mail has very nearly the immediacy of a conversation, but is totally devoid of "body language".
www.cs.queensu.ca /FAQs/email/etiquette.html   (1696 words)

 Use of Electronic Mail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Because of the nature and technology of electronic communication, the University can assure neither the privacy of an individual user's use of the University's electronic mail resources nor the confidentiality of particular messages that may be created, transmitted, received, or stored thereby.
Electronic mail of students may constitute "education records" subject to the provisions of the federal statute known as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).
Electronic mail messages produced or stored using state-owned equipment or software generally are excluded from the definition of "records" subject to the provisions of the State Archives and Public Records Act, C.R.S. 24-80-101, et seq.
www.cusys.edu /~policies/General/email.html   (1543 words)

 E-mail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Electronic mail, abbreviated e-mail or email, is a method of composing, sending, and receiving messages over electronic communication systems.
The 8BITMIME extention was introduced to allow transmission of mail without the need for these encodings but many mail transport agents still don't support it fully, possibly due to the complication of having to do content transformations when forwarding to a mailserver that doesn't support it.
Mails can be stored either on the client or on the server side.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/E-mail   (2802 words)

 Electronic Mail - Using the Internet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Electronic mail, or Email, is the term used to describe the tool which allows one computer user to send a message to one or more other computer users over a computer network in a digital form.
Electronic Mail in the classroom is an exciting adventure for both students and teachers.
Electronic mail lists are an excellent way of participating in discussions with people who share an interest in your particular subject area.
www.sofweb.vic.edu.au /internet/email.htm   (4491 words)

 UC Email Policy
Furthermore, even after a user deletes an electronic mail record from a computer or electronic mail account it may persist on backup facilities, and thus be subject to disclosure under the provisions of Section V of this Policy.
Electronic mail messages, therefore, in either their electronic or printed forms, are subject to those other policies, including provisions of those policies regarding retention and disclosure.
Electronic mail services are to be provided by University organizational units in support of the teaching, research, and public service mission of the University, and the administrative functions that support this mission.
www.ucop.edu /ucophome/policies/email/email.html   (4941 words)

 Electronic and Voice Mail:<br> A Management Guide for Maine State Government
Formally, it is a document created or received on an electronic mail system including brief notes, more formal or substantive narrative documents, and any attachments, such as word processing and other electronic documents, which may be transmitted with the message.
A document created or received on an electronic mail system including brief notes, more formal or substantive narrative documents, and any attachments, such as word processing and other electronic documents, which may be transmitted with the message.
Information in electronic mail systems regarding the identities of sender and addressee(s), and the date and time messages were sent.
www.state.me.us /sos/arc/general/admin/email.htm   (2649 words)

 RAND: Toward an Ethics and Etiquette for Electronic Mail
Electronic messages seem quite evanescent, but in fact they can live on for years on disk archives, to reappear later in a variety of printed forms, some of which might be much more formal than was ever intended or foreseen.
Given that an electronic message is usually received by the recipient (if he or she is an active EM user) within 2 to 12 hours--assume an average of 6 hours--EM is from 4 to 28 times faster.
Electronic messages containing similar infelicities have a permanence to them: They sit around in electronic inboxes, or are printed out and remain tangible, and can even be printed in a manner (inkjet, laser, or typesetting) that gives them an aura of formality and importance that was never intended.
www.rand.org /publications/R/R3283   (10509 words)

 AllRefer.com - electronic mail (Computers And Computing) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
electronic mail or e-mail, the electronic transmission of messages, letters, and documents.
In its broadest sense electronic mail includes point-to-point services such as telegraph and facsimile (fax) systems.
It is commonly thought of, however, in terms of computer-based message systems where the electronic text file that is received can be edited, replied to, excerpted, or even pasted into another electronic document that can be used or manipulated by a word processor, desktop publishing system, or other computer program.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/E/electmail.html   (301 words)

 Electronic Records Committee (ERC)
Electronic mail systems, commonly called e-mail, are becoming the communications method of choice for many public officials and public employees in Ohio.
Government agencies that use electronic mail have an obligation to make employees aware that e-mail messages, like paper records, must be retained and destroyed according to established records management procedures.
For records maintained in electronic information systems, including e-mail systems, courts concentrate on assurances that records, and the systems in which the records are created and maintained, are reliable.
www.ohiojunction.net /erc/email/emailguidelines.html   (3529 words)

[n] (computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that is generated at the recipient's terminal when he logs in
Headers give the name and electronic mail address of the sender and recipient(s), the time and date when it was sent and a subject.
The message is eventually delivered to the recipient's mailbox - normally a file on his computer - from where he can read it using a mail reading program (which may or may not be the same MUA as used by the sender).
www.hyperdictionary.com /dictionary/electronic+mail   (395 words)

 The History of Electronic Mail
Original Multics mail was insecure, forgeable and trashable, since it simply opened the user's mailbox as a shared memory segment and added the message to the bottom.
The Multics mail facility was reimplemented to use message segments in ring 1 sometime in the early 70s.
J.C.R. Licklider mentioned inter-computer mail to me in a conversation about 1968, when he asked me if I was interested in a project he had in mind, "to connect all the ARPA-funded machines together, and see what they said to each other." He was recruiting folks for what became the Project MAC networking group.
www.multicians.org /thvv/mail-history.html   (2512 words)

 Information Security Glossary - Electronic Mail - E-mail
Electronic Mail - an electronically transmitted message which arrives as a computer file on your PC or organisation's server.
Whilst standards have been agreed for the attachment of files to e-mail messages, be aware that such files can contain malicious code such a virus.
However, even if it reaches its destination mail server, delivery to the recipient may be delayed or may not necessarily occur.
www.yourwindow.to /information-security/gl_electronicmailemail.htm   (525 words)

 BMJ Guide to the Internet: 2. Electronic Mail
Electronic mail (email) has many advantages over other forms of communication: it is easy to use, free of charge, fast, and delivers information in a digital format.
Electronic mail, or email, is the transmission of text based messages between networked computers.
As most medical electronic mailing lists have a decidedly North American bias, British readers may be particularly interested in joining (38) or even founding (39) biomedical mailing lists within the Mailbase service.
bmj.bmjjournals.com /archive/7018ed.htm   (2842 words)

 Zen and the Art of the Internet - Electronic Mail
Electronic mail is hinged around the concept of an
They give the ``real'' address that the mail is coming from (as opposed to the address you should reply to, which may look much different), and what places the mail went through to get to you.
version of a mailing list address first; the other people on the list aren't interested in your desire to be added or deleted, and can certainly do nothing to expedite your request.
www.cs.indiana.edu /docproject/zen/zen-1.0_4.html#SEC10   (1782 words)

 Electronic Mail (Linktionary term)
Electronic mail (e-mail) is probably the most common application used on enterprise networks and the Internet.
Legacy mail systems include IBM PROFS (Professional Office System) and SNADS (SNA Distributed Services), which were used in the IBM mainframe environment, and VAXmail or All-In-1 in the DEC environment.
A number of working groups and organizations are involved in the development of electronic mail standards.
www.linktionary.com /e/email.html   (971 words)

 What is e-mail? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Some electronic-mail systems are confined to a single computer system or network, but others have gateways to other computer systems, enabling users to send electronic mail anywhere in the world.
To see if you have any mail, you may have to check your electronic mailbox periodically, although many systems alert you when mail is received.
After reading your mail, you can store it in a text file, forward it to other users, or delete it.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/e/e_mail.html   (848 words)

 electronic mail on Encyclopedia.com
Baltimore City man pleads guilty to misuse of electronic mail.
The electronic grapevine: computer networks and fax machines accelerate the pace of scientific communication - for good or ill.
Jose Vargas is vice president of MailCreations.com which handles direct mailings via e-mail.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/e1/electmail.asp   (513 words)

 Ethical Implications of Privacy in Electronic Mail
Cyberspace, the electronic frontier, may be perceived as a lattice of communities; some linked, some isolated.
In this community, one's identity is defined by their electronic mail (email) address.
While some of the ethical implications of privacy with electronic mail have been identified and explored, the uncontrollable communication and therefore information flow will continue to pass and grow through the Internet backbone as a form of media.
www.inetcon.com /priv.html   (2432 words)

 A book about Electronic Mail
An excerpt from the book "Electronic mail" describing the technical principles of Usenet News.
An excerpt from the book "Electronic mail" concerning the optimal group size in electronic discussions.
An excerpt from the book "Electronic mail" about law and order on the Internet.
dsv.su.se /jpalme/e-mail-book/e-mail-book.html   (149 words)

 E-mail at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
E-mail, or email, is short for "electronic mail" (as opposed to conventional mail, in this context also called snail mail) and refers to composing, sending, and receiving messages over electronic communication systems.
Nowadays, almost all e-mail is delivered directly to Internet-connected hosts, using DNS MX records and SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol).
The actual information such as who the message was addressed to is removed by the mail server after it assigns it to the correct user's mailbox.
wiki.tatet.ru /en/Electronic_mail.html   (1423 words)

 Electronic mail - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
E-mail, or email, is short for "electronic mail" (as opposed to conventional mail, in this context also called snail mail) and is a method of composing, sending, and receiving messages over electronic communication systems.
Before auto-routing mailers became commonplace, people often published compound bang addresses using the convention (see glob) to give paths from several big machines, in the hopes that one's correspondent might be able to get mail to one of them reliably (example:...!!rice!beta!gamma!me).
She hits the "send" button and the MUA uses the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) to send the message to the local mail transfer agent (MTA), in this case
www.music.us /education/E/Electronic-mail.htm   (2003 words)

 Everything Email - Asian Mail Order Bride – Less-Than-Traditional MarriageOption
An Asian mail order bride may be in her situation for many reasons.
She may be looking for love, companionship, and friendship in a man. She is also looking to move to a different country, but the reasons for this vary.
Mail bomber is a tool that is used for subscription based mailing lists.
www.everythingemail.net   (598 words)

 Electronic Mail Opinion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
This is in response to your recent inquiry regarding electronic mail (e-mail).
Transmitting such records electronically would not alter the obligation to retain these records, nor would it alter their corresponding retention periods.
Transitory messages are messages with short-lived administrative value and may include, but would not be limited to, many e-mail messages, telephone voice mail, many messages on "post-it" notes, and most written telephone messages.
dlis.dos.state.fl.us /barm/email.htm   (2249 words)

 New York State Office for Technology - Technical Policies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Electronic mail (e-mail) refers to the electronic transfer of information typically in the form of electronic messages, memoranda, and attached documents from a sending party to one or more receiving parties via an intermediate telecommunications system.
As agencies develop e- mail policies, they are encouraged to share them with SARA so it can provide other agencies with examples of existing agency policies that can serve as models of best practices.
If a user needs to retain information in an e-mail message for an extended period, he or she should transfer it from the e-mail system to an appropriate electronic or other filing system.
www.irm.state.ny.us /policy/tp_9614.htm   (1551 words)

 Electronic Mail
“Electronic Mail”, better known as email, is one of the most widely used forms of communication today.
This chapter provides a basic introduction to running a mail server on FreeBSD, as well as an introduction to sending and receiving email using FreeBSD; however, it is not a complete reference and in fact many important considerations are omitted.
What software components are involved in sending and receiving electronic mail.
www.freebsd.org /doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/mail.html   (210 words)

 A Beginner's Guide to Effective Email
I believe strongly in the value of electronic mail in both corporate and personal domains.
Email is cheaper and faster than a letter, less intrusive than a phone call, less hassle than a FAX.
Electronic communication, because of its speed and broadcasting ability, is fundamentally different from paper-based communication.
www.webfoot.com /advice/email.top.html   (845 words)

 The IMAP Connection --   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
It is a method of accessing electronic mail or bulletin board messages that are kept on a (possibly shared) mail server.
This mode of access is not compatible with access from multiple computers since it tends to sprinkle messages across all of the computers used for mail access.
Thus, unless all of those machines share a common file system, the offline mode of access that POP was designed to support effectively ties the user to one computer for message storage and manipulation.
www.imap.org   (157 words)

 FAQ: How can I send a fax from the Internet?
In addition to sending and receiving faxes via e-mail, this company claims to be the only commercial internet faxing service that lets users faxes through a secure, standards-compliant Web Service (that is, developers can send faxes through their applications.) To send faxes: free setup, 13 cents per page to North America.
Other services include uMessage which combines voice mail, e-mail, and faxes in one mailbox; and uConnect, which adds a find me/follow me function.
For postal mail: 65 cents per ounce, or $1.22 per ounce for international airmail.
www.savetz.com /fax   (2029 words)

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