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Old April 20th, 2004, 09:55 AM
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That's what I thought. I think you have some spam blocking options enabled in Hotmail. I have that enabled for Yahoo as well. Basically what they do is replace any image embedded in a message with a "safe" image. This prevents you from requesting the image from the spammer's server, and thus acknowledging the fact you received / opened the e-mail. This also confirms your (valid) e-mail address and the spam will continue.

I wouldn't be surprised if it'd work on another mail client, or with this option turned off.

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