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boomer32

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Hello All,
I did a search on your site and found nothing on my subject...or question i want to ask..Can an emails Ip be traced....If a person sends a email to another person can the person that recieved the message trace and find out the person that sent its IP address???



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short answer no....long answer yes...

the user who get's the mail...probably not gonna be able to do a full trace on the mail and get the actual sender's full info....they could in theory get close...like a town...or regional location...but not a name and address....BUT if there were reason to do so...they could get a court order to subpoena the isp records for that mail and get all the information they need about the sender...

your question begs another question....what are you sending that is that offensive/sensative/or plain illegal that warrants you to worry about that?
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Thanks very much dsenette...I am not sending anything illegal or wrong and thanks for your concern....I am how ever getting things that i cant seem to filter out. And I am wanting to find out where and who it is coming from....I have one other question if you do get a subpoena and the account is with yahoo or hotmail....I will still be able to find out that persons IP and where they live??? even let say there sending all this crap from a wireless connection??? Thanks again for your help and time and concern....
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IF you get a subpoena then yes...no matter what connection they are on
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