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Mailing List

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Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:48 am

A list of e-mail addresses identified by a single name, such as [email protected]. When an e-mailmessage is sent to the mailing list name, it is automatically forwarded to all the addresses in the list.

Most e-mail clients support mailing lists, which enables you to broadcast e-mail messages to groups that you define. In addition, there are mailing list serversthat manage centralized mailing lists for groups of users.