Do you have to get permission to forward an e-mail?
On an aside, also keep in mind that if you are forwarding a private email that was sent to you, you must get the sender’s permission to forward it on to others (or post it publicly). E-mails are copyright protected by their authors.
Is it against the law to forward private emails?
By forwarding private emails, you reflect a basic lack of character by betraying the trust of the person whose email you are exposing without their permission. The Law If trust and character are not enough to abstain from forwarding emails sent to you, the fact is that emails are copyright protected by the author at the time they are created.
What does it mean to forward someones e-mail?
Compromised trust. By forwarding private emails, you reflect a basic lack of character by betraying the trust of the person whose email you are exposing without their permission.
Is it OK to forward an e-mail on without consen?
Unless specifically stated, it is perfectly legal to forward an email. Can you imagine if it were unlawful for a person to forward any random email to someone else without obtaining consent from the original sender? If so, my mother would be facing serious prison time for the number of emails she’s forwarded to me…
Why is my mail not being forwarded?
Your mail can go missing from your inbox because of filters or forwarding, or because of POP and IMAP settings in your other mail systems. Your mail server or email systems could also be downloading and saving local copies of your messages and deleting them from Gmail.
Is mail forwarding illegal?
Answer: Generally speaking, forwarding email is not illegal. If you provide more details then I may be able to give a more specific answer, however. If that’s not necessary, then please remember to click the green accept button so that I will receive credit and compensation for my time.
How do you set up mail forwarding?
To set up your email forwarding: In your account, under Email click Manage. Click the domain name you want to edit. Click the FORWARDING tab. Enter any user name you’d like into the Host Name box and on the same line put a destination email address in the Forward To box. Repeat as needed to add more addresses.