blind carbon copy


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blind carbon copy

n. Abbr. bcc
A carbon copy sent to someone without the knowledge of the addressees of the document.
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answers WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN: Mangosuthu Buthelezi; A writer; New Zealand; 1969 REMEMBER WHEN: 1948 IMPOSSIPUZZLES: 24 tiles to be removed WORDWISE: C WHO AM I: Brenda Strong 10 QUESTIONS: 1 Australia, 2 Adele, 3 Blind carbon copy, 4 Alnwick, 5 Somerset, 6 Rhode Island, 7 Liverpool, 8 84 Charing Cross Road, 9 17th, 10 Elephant
One of the variants currently being circulated by online hackers was sent out with every recipient listed in the Carbon Copy (CC) field of the email, not the Blind Carbon Copy (BCC) box.
He said terrorist organizations often used the blind carbon copy (BCC) option to write down email addresses during email communications.
I have always embraced progress, yet the nostalgic in me enjoys the fact that the lingering "CC" and "BCC" abbreviations hail from those crazy memo-in-a-reusable-internal-envelope days of "carbon copy" and "blind carbon copy".