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why telnet?
Authored by: macubergeek on Feb 08, '03 05:51:38PM

It dosnt' matter if you use telnet or just a pop3 client like eudora...you are still passing your
username and password in the clear. Even if you used ssl ecrypted imap, the login is encrypted from your computer to your isp's pop server but mail from the internet to that popserver isn't encrypted. If you think no one can intercept such mail...go to www.google.com and search on the word echelon.



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