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Topic # 93958 2-Dec-2011 10:28
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Am I the only one who receives forwarded emails from people who don't know what the BCC field is for?
I constantly receive emails which have been sent to what seems like millions of other people and their addresses are all in the To: field.  If you get emails like this, what do you do about them? Flag them as spam, or sign up all the email addresses to dodgy sites etc? 

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  Reply # 552532 2-Dec-2011 10:44
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freitasm: If I have time I read, have a laugh and delete.


Same, but its having everyone elses addresses in the To: field that bugs me.  
 

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  Reply # 552534 2-Dec-2011 10:45
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You can't expect everyone to understand the nuances of hiding the addresses in a BCC field... Some people just don't get it.




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  Reply # 552536 2-Dec-2011 10:53
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semigeek:
freitasm: If I have time I read, have a laugh and delete.


Same, but its having everyone elses addresses in the To: field that bugs me.  
 


+1 - I've tried to educate some of those I know about it... but often it is like hitting ones head against a brick wall!

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  Reply # 552550 2-Dec-2011 11:19
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And depending how the software is setup, the BCC field is not always viewable and ppl like my father has no idea how to make it viewable.

Hes still learning to cut/paste text....




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  Reply # 552551 2-Dec-2011 11:19
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semigeek:...... or sign up all the email addresses to dodgy sites etc? 

ahhh... so you're That-guy!!!

Family I tell... others you just have to ignore, delete... 

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