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Question: What are the Ways to Avoid Email Tracking using Mail?

Read KATE MURPHY's article in today's New York Times - "Ways to Avoid Email Tracking".


I want to do this, but the article was not specific enough to Mail to explain how to do what she suggests in Mail preferences. (see text from article below)


Any hints from people here?


Thanx


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There are some things you can do to avoid having your email activity monitored. Perhaps the easiest defense is to adjust the settings of your email program so there is no image rendering.

It used to be set that way by default but last year, in a boon to marketers, Gmail made the setting an opt-out feature and many other email providers followed suit. Disabling images will sift and block images from incoming emails, including those tiny, pixel-size tracking bugs. You can click on the missing images you want to see and which ones you don’t."

MacBook Pro, OS X Yosemite (10.10.1), Safari 8.0.2, Mail 8.1, Contacts 9, Cal

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Nevets,

In Mail go to Preferences, then to Viewing


See an option there to turn off remote loading of content


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I leave mine always off using the above dialog box.


The email will go through to your mail box but the images will not follow unless you click an option in your mail box to load remote images - you can do this for each message.

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Dec 26, 2014 12:37 PM in response to nevets2 In response to nevets2

Nevets,

In Mail go to Preferences, then to Viewing


See an option there to turn off remote loading of content


User uploaded file


I leave mine always off using the above dialog box.


The email will go through to your mail box but the images will not follow unless you click an option in your mail box to load remote images - you can do this for each message.

Dec 26, 2014 12:37 PM

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