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[ale] Spam and HTML email
On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 10:51:48AM -0500, Geoffrey wrote:
> You can certainly validate an email address by embedding a link to a
> unique image in a message if the mail tool displays images. Simply
> create a 1x1 pixel white image and name it to be unique, as:
> And then send it to me. If my browers opens the image, there'll be a
> record of such in the web server that's serving the image.
Oh, it's much worse than that. You could put something like this in an
See the webbug faq here:
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