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Apple’s Mail App Has ‘No Built-In Defenses’ for Email Tracking: Gruber

A recent post by John Gruber, Apple enthusiast and product commentator, on his blog Daring Fireball discusses Apple Mail's blatant lack of protection and countermeasures against email tracking via hidden images, which he calls "spy pixels" or "spy trackers". Usually, spy pixels are 1 x 1 pixel invisible GIFs that many newsletter and email marketing services embed in...