Messaging Mayhem


3. Nickname for a tall president

5. Contract open to all agencies

7. Urban home for wild animals

9. Where your messages show up

11. When the network's not

12. A chicken dish

13. Some Net documents use this format

14. Prefix for a type of Web mail

16. Final bidding round

17. Slight car dent

18. Tendon

19. Federal IT department head

22. Real-time communication

25. Mother of all federal network programs

26. High-speed, serial comm via fiber or copper

29. Popular messaging freeware

31. Whatever's available

33. This device lets you get messages on the road

35. Where e-mail goes to die

37. Searches use these

39. Cyberequivalent of junk mail

40. Some use these to sort e-mail

42. Pound of poetry

43. King of the chip makers

44. Can't get Net service without one

45. Government bases its budget on this type of year

46. Shorthand for company founded by H. Ross Perot


1. Sneakernet necessity

2. AOL delivery phrase

4. You need plenty of it for fat attachments

5. Novell's mail app

6. Acronym used as label for
commercial products

8. Where sent mail waits for

10. Data entry device

15. GSA negotiates contracts for these

17. Network design named for a flower

20. Your PC's memory

21. Method of denying unwanted mail

24. Collaboration software

27. Headwear

28. We all have one

30. Defense's R&D group

32. A local ...

34. You can't receive e-mail
without one

36. Raises

38. Letters in cyberspace

39. The most basic of mail

40. Shortened name for Windows' file management feature

41. Shorthand for DOD's messaging app

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