June 12, 2008

The Myth About BCC Email

Posted in Online Tips, Tricks and Tools, Webmail Issues at 7:47 pm by sdjf

Once upon a time, people could respect others privacy when sending email to a number of recipients, by putting the addresses in a “BCC” field, which meant “blind courtesy copy,” or “blind carbon copy.” That was supposed to mean that the server or email client would remove the addresses of the “BCC” recipients before sending the email on to everyone in the “TO:”, “CC:”, and “BCC:” fields.

However, despite common belief, when we send email to someone as a “BCC” email, their address may be sent to all recipients, and is not necessarily privatized.
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