How To Hide Email Addresses From Other Recipients in Bulk Emails

By Jeremy LaBrooy - 19 Nov 2009 | Comments (0)

When you are sending or forwarding an email to many people, you should add all email addresses to the Bcc section. Cc - Stands for "Carbon Copy" - From the old days where you'd put the old purplish blue carbon paper between 2 sheets of paper to make a copy. Bcc - Stands for "Blind Carbon Copy" - In today's terms, this means each recipient will receive the email, but no-one can see each others email address.Why is this important?

Always Hide Email Addresses Using Bcc.

Spammers love the "pass it on" emails because they get 100's if not 1000's of email addresses in one email that they can then start selling you watches, viagra, russian brides or the latest Microsoft Windows Software. (Yes, the big corporations spam too)

How To Hide Email Addresses From Other Recipients in Bulk Emails

When you decide to "pass it on" to all of your friends & family, you are leaving them at the mercy of spammers!

The Solution

Here's what to do if you must pass an email on OR if you are sending the same email to many people who don't know each other.

When you add email addresses from your address book to an email, add it to the field that says Bcc
 


Further resources:

How do I hide the email addresses I'm sending to on a message?
How to hide e-mail addresses from other recipients in Outlook.