Internet Access by e-mail

How to access the internet by e-mail

If you are not familiar with accessing the web by e-mail, you may wish to take a look at Gerald E. Boyd’s Home Page. He is the author of “Accessing The Internet By e-mail”, where this technique is described. This document is also available from several automated mail servers. To get the latest edition, send e-mail to one of the addresses below.

Send e-mail to: (for US, Canada & South America)

Enter only this line in the body of the note:
  send usenet/news.answers/internet-services/access-via-email

Send e-mail to: (for Europe, Asia, etc.)

Enter only this line in the body of the note:
  send lis-iis e-access-inet.txt

Send e-mail to: You can also get the file by anonymous FTP at one of these sites:

  get pub/usenet/news.answers/internet-services/access-via-email

  get pub/lists/lis-iis/files/e-access-inet.txt

Or on the Web in text format at: Internet by e-mail FAQ

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