Internet Mail Consortium

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The Internet Mail Consortium (-2002[1]) is a defunct organization which claimed to be the only international organization focused on cooperatively managing and promoting the rapidly-expanding world of electronic mail on the Internet.[2] The goals of the IMC included greatly expanding the role of mail on the Internet into areas such as commerce and entertainment, advancing new Internet mail technologies, and making it easier for all Internet users, particularly novices, to get the most out of the growing communications medium.[2] It did this by providing information about all the Internet mail standards and technologies. They also prepare reports that supplement the Internet Engineering Task Force's RFCs.

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