Hotmail is a free, Web-based e-mail system (see: Webmail) based on the premise that e-mail access should be easy and possible from any computer connected to the World Wide Web. By adhering to the universal HTTP standard, Hotmail eliminates all the disparities that exist in different e-mail systems. So, you can send and receive e-mail using Hotmail in a way that's similar to browsing the Web. By using a Web browser as your e-mail program, Hotmail brings your personal e-mail to you in a globally retrievable form (great for road warriors).
NetLingo Classification: Net Organization