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Thread: How exactly does an email with pasted-in images work?

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    Triple Platinum Member wumply's Avatar
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    Oct 2002
    Belmont, NH

    How exactly does an email with pasted-in images work?

    I know that the images are not on the computer of the friend who sent them to me but what actually goes on when I open/view the email? Is it then that a message gets sent to the computer with the image telling it to connect me to it. And where does this message originate from and when? I've never understood this.
    I've created my own website...a collection of moving, sad and happy and humorous poems which I would like to share with others. They come from stories my dad used to tell me when I was a kid. If you could glance at my site and if you know of others who might enjoy it and perhaps tell them of it, I would be most appreciative. Thank you. The address is

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    Friendly Neighborhood Super Moderator phishhead's Avatar
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    Apr 2002
    San Diego, Ca.
    well if the person is the writer of the email then yes he uploaded the image. Now if it was forwarded thru chainmail then its sitting on the isp's server.

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