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The Cyber Citizen’s Guide Through the Legal Jungle: Internet Law for Your Professional Online Presence by Joy R. Butler

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EMAIL NEWSLETTERS,DISCUSSION FORUMS AND ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS

Email was perhaps the first breakthrough application that brought millions of people to cyberspace. Email is short for electronic mail, the exchange of messages on the internet. Email is often text-based meaning it contains text only. Email can also be provided in hypertext markup language, or html for short, which allows one to include images and more sophisticated formatting in the emails.

Cyberspace offers a motley assortment of ways for us to communicate with each other beyond standard email. Online communication methods include discussion forums, instant messaging, ...

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