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Why Forwarding Email is a Bad Idea

Assumptions:

  1. There is a lot of garbage out in the internet.
  2. We are not as security savvy as we need to be.
  3. You don’t know who is going to do what with what you forward.
  4. Unless you produce the content yourself, you can’t guarantee the safety or accuracy of the content.

Multiple Recipient Addressing:

Forwarding emails is a pet-peeve of mine.  The biggest indiscretion is when someone forwards an email with all the prior email addresses attached.  Similarly, when someone sends an email to multiple recipients where the trust relationship has not been established between the those contacts.

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