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If you send an email through an alias, as some webmail providers offer, how transparent will your actual username be to the recipient (like someone@gmx.de) and to its service provider (in this example GMX)?

Can the recipient or anyone in the middle find out the original account by inspecting the headers?

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Yes, it's often seen by the recipient as "on behalf of". However, there is a workaround with gmail. If it requires GoogleApps, there's a free "standard" version of that. https://www.google.com/a/cpanel/domain/new

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