mail exploder

mail exploder

(messaging)
Part of an electronic mail delivery system which allows a message to be delivered to a list of addresses. Mail exploders are used to implement mailing lists. Users send messages to a single address and the mail exploder takes care of delivery to the individual mailboxes in the list.
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The four types of e-bomb identified by mi2g include Chain Bombs, Error Message Bombs, Covert Distribution Channel Bombs and Mail Exploder Bombs.
News of the A impact shot all over the world via an electronic "mail exploder" set up by the University of Maryland astronomy department to relay every submitted message to every user.
ACLU that, "Through the use of Web pages, mail exploders and newsgroups, [any Net user] can become a pamphleteer." As the Court recognized, a Web page is an electronic leaflet.
Through the use of Web pages, mail exploders, and newsgroups, the same individual can become a pamphleteer.