Email Etiquette

To BCC or Not to BCC

So you might be saying, “why is forwarding email using cc such a big deal”?  Well it is a big deal and I’ll tell you why.  When you forward an email using cc your email address becomes part of a chain that will go from person to person for a very long time.  Eventually that email may get to a person who is a dirtbag and may sell all the email addresses in the list to spammers!!  Now if you don’t care about getting tons of junk mail then you don’t need to worry about this. 

The big problem is that the sender of the mass email using CC is also exposing everybody else’s email to the possible spammers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Whenever someone puts me on there forward list I promptly ask them to remove me from the list or to use BCC.  There are some exceptions to this that I have adopted at my discretion but as a rule I remove myself from such lists.  And, I also get no spam which makes my life very nice. 

So as a public service announcement, !!!!!NEVER FORWARD EMAIL TO MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS WITHOUT USING BCC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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