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  2. EarthLink - Wikipedia

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    EarthLink is an American Internet service provider.. It went public on NASDAQ in January 1997. Much of the company's growth was via acquisition; by 2000, The New York Times described Earthlink as the "second largest Internet service provider after America Online."

  3. Simple Mail Transfer Protocol - Wikipedia

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    User-level email clients typically use SMTP only for sending messages to a mail server for relaying, and typically submit outgoing email to the mail server on port 587 or 465 per RFC 8314. For retrieving messages, IMAP and POP3 are standard, but proprietary servers also often implement proprietary protocols, e.g., Exchange ActiveSync .

  4. Treo 650 - Wikipedia

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    The initial release of the Verizon Wireless Treo 650 and the Earthlink Wireless Treo 650 already has the main concerns assessed, including the NVFS Memory System fix. On July 19, 2005 the Verizon Wireless firmware update was released. On July 25, 2005, Cingular released firmware version 1.15, and updated to 1.17 on November 21.

  5. Spamming - Wikipedia

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    His email efforts were said to make up more than a third of all Internet email being sent from 1999 until 2002. Sanford Wallace and Cyber Promotions were the target of a string of lawsuits, many of which were settled out of court, up through a 1998 Earthlink settlement [53] that put Cyber Promotions out of business.

  6. Phishing - Wikipedia

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    Phishing is a type of social engineering where an attacker sends a fraudulent ("spoofed") message designed to trick a human victim into revealing sensitive information to the attacker or to deploy malicious software on the victim's infrastructure like ransomware.

  7. Dial-up Internet access - Wikipedia

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    Dial-up Internet access is a form of Internet access that uses the facilities of the public switched telephone network (PSTN) to establish a connection to an Internet service provider (ISP) by dialing a telephone number on a conventional telephone line.

  8. Online service provider - Wikipedia

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    The sudden availability of low- to no-cost email and appearance of free independent web sites broke the business model that had supported the rise of the early online service industry. CompuServe, BIX, AOL, DELPHI, and Prodigy gradually added access to Internet e-mail, Usenet newsgroups , ftp, and to web sites.

  9. List of con artists - Wikipedia

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    Reed Slatkin (1949–2015): American investor and co-founder of EarthLink. Alan Conway (1934–1998): American con man best known for impersonating film director Stanley Kubrick .