[gaia e-mail] sanitizing web-bug images?

JoeS joesab2005 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 00:09:24 UTC 2012


Not just 1x1 size, just received a payment verification Email with the 
following:<img width="0" height="0" 
src="http:blah/EmailTracking.serv?transaction number.
One wonders why a multi-billion dollar company would want to know that I 
read that mail.(Remote content blocked BTW)

JoeS

On 8/15/2012 16:34, Andrew Sutherland wrote:
> To be clear, I'm not proposing making it impossible to view embedded
> images or external images in e-mails.  Both of those are totally
> supported.  I am proposing automatically removing self-identified 1
> pixel by 1 pixel external images since they are unlikely to be anything
> other than web bugs and can add confusion since we will prompt the user
> if they want to show that external image (which may be the only image).



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