When you use the built-in service of tinypic or a a news website or
any other website to send emails to friends, I believe the website
keeps those email addresses to advertise themselves and even maybe to
sell to spammers. After all, they are providing a free service and
need to make money somehow. But be aware you are giving out your
friends' email adresses.
They may or may not realize what you've done, but they may not like
If you want to avoid this, take the urls and send them to your friends
by means of your own email program. It may actually take less time
because you have nicknames for most of the friends you email.
With the way you cut and pasted this post, I had to read it several times
before I decided that you are correct.
Your last paragraph is the best advice.
Copy the URLs to notepad and then send them to your friends. You may
include as many as you like with little potential abuse possibilities.
Though I should add some sites use scripts to attempt to extract an email
address from visitors. A good AV or security program will block those
So this is good advice.
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Sorry, it was a longer post just written to a thread that probably no
one is reading anymore. (The series of threads where Kate finally
succeeds in posting the url of her crown molding.) So I copied part
of it to make it a new thread.
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