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What is POP? - Post Office Protocol - e-mail, mail server, internet
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Published on 11/30/2006
 
Short for Post Office Protocol, a protocol used to retrieve e-mail from a mail server.

What is POP?
Short for Post Office Protocol, a protocol used to retrieve e-mail from a mail server. Most e-mail applications (sometimes called an e-mail client) use the POP protocol, although some can use the newer IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol).

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