Email and cookies

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Email Extras


Plus!

Pepper

Objectives

E
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mail extra knowledge

Cookies

Picture handling when creating site

E
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mail Server Type

IMAP/POP

No e
-
mail viewer /
need e
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mail client

Download to your PC

Can write off
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line


Web Mail

E
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mail viewer built in

No download

Everything done on
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line


IMAP/POP setup

your e
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mail address

name of incoming server

name of the outgoing SMTP server

your user and password

Address Book

Automatically adds

New card / New list

Search through different lists


Netiquette

Meaningful subject

Be careful


not private or secure

Be extremely polite and avoid sarcasm

Be concise


target first screen

Capital letters scream

Use BCC to copy a long list


Netiquette continued

Avoid “Reply All”

Keep attachments small (under 50K)

Explain attachments

Run anti
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virus

Check virus reports for hoaxes

Sign your e
-
mail

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Cookies: What is a “cookie”?

Cookie



Little text file a Web server puts on your
computer


Cookie: kris@hotbot.txt

p_uniqid2ALtqeZk/LQMBPsmdAhotbot.com/086510796
829316142126485289629248274*

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What is a “cookie”?

Web sites use cookies to:

Track your path through a site

Provide information for ad banners

Retain info to help you next time

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Why do Web sites use cookies to keep
track of my activity?

To let the web server remember from page
to page

Provide temporary storage space

Way to identify your requests from others

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Are cookies safe and private?

Cookies are a relatively safe technology

Data, not computer program

Can only be accessed by site that created it?

Contain only information you disclose while
using the site

Uses a randomly generated number instead of
your name

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Does my computer have to accept
cookies?

Browsers will block, but site may refuse

P3P

(Platform for Privacy Preferences
Project)


defines security tags for
cookies in their HTTP header


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Does my computer have to accept
cookies?

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How long do cookies stay on my
computer?

A web programmer can program cookie to
“time out”

You can delete the cookies

Netscape uses Cookies.txt or Magiccookie

IE stores each in a separate file

Advanced: write protect your Netscape
cookie file

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How long do cookies stay on my
computer?

Picture loading time

Pictures take time to load

Slower connections

Reasonable picture size for web

Interlacing display

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