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Re: Mail with no purpose?
(Subject line changed to comply with Merit's AUP) On Thu, 1 Apr 2004 13:28:31 UTC Jerry Eyers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > it sends a request to the sender's specified website to get the pixel > thus showing them which email accounts are active. Some times the request goes to the website, sometimes a DNS request to nameservers is sufficient to cause the account to be tagged as active. False tagging can occur if a mailserver or other scanner looks up the IP of URLs found in mail messages On Thu, 1 Apr 2004 15:03:35 UTC Randy Bush <email@example.com> wrote: > except for those of us who don't use browsers to read mail and have > html turned off in our mail readers. After the last batch of worms that found their way here, it's a bit disappointing that Merit hasn't yet blocked HTML mail to this list. -- Richard Cox