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begin Robert G. Scofield <rscofield@afes.com> 
> Here are some questions about sending email in HTML format.
> I have heard that there are security problems with email in HTML format.  I 
> read that a sender of HTML email can implant a program on the receiver's 
> computer that will allow the sender to read all of the email that the 
> receiver sends out to others.  Is this true?
> Is this the main security concern with HTML email?
> Now the way to tell if an email is in HTML format is if it has fancy fonts and 
> colors and italics, etc., is this correct?
> Thank  you.
> Bob

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