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e-mail address
Last modified: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 

A name that identifies an electronic post office box on a network where e-mail can be sent. Different types of networks have different formats for e-mail addresses. On the Internet, all e-mail addresses have the form:
  • @<domain name >
  • For example,

  • Every user on the Internet has a unique e-mail address.

    Also see Why E-Mails Bounce in the Did You Know section of Webopedia.

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    This site allows a user to search for e-mail addresses, phone numbers and addresses, users with the same interest, Internet phones, and classifieds listings. Additionally, users can find government office listings, company home pages, business news, toll-free numbers, yellow pages, and financial information and corporate performance for publicly held U.S. companies based on SEC Edgar filings.
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    This is a searchable directory of e-mail addresses and Intel Internet Video Phone contacts. Users can also add their own listing to this directory.

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    The Switchboard site contains a searchable directory of people and business e-mail addresses.

    Yahoo!'s free e-mail forwarding services page
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