Electronic Mail

  • Jeff W. Allen


Electronic mail, also known as e-mail or email, has become an accepted and often preferred method of communication. Using e-mail, a person can easily correspond with one or many recipients. Often, transmission of data occurs in a matter of seconds or fractions of seconds. The majority of Internet Service Providers, such as America Online (AOL), include at least one (and often many) e-mail addresses with the purchase of their services. These e-mail addresses may be called POP3 accounts, mailboxes, identities, or a variety of other terms. Furthermore, free accounts may be obtained through companies such as Yahoo! , Juno , Hotmail , or Medscape . These companies use their e-mail Web pages for advertising, and this pays for the cost associated with maintaining free e-mail accounts for others.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeff W. Allen
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  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Louisville School of MedicineLouisvilleUSA

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