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JavaMail Seven-bit encoding error

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We have an object that automatically checks an email address through a POP3/SMTP server about every 5 minutes. One email that was sent in had an encoding on it of sevenbit. As soon as that came it threw an error.

java.io.IOException: Unknown encoding: sevenbit
      at javax.mail.internet.MimePartDataSource.getInputStream(MimePartDataSource.java:70)
      at com.sun.mail.handlers.text_plain.getContent(text_plain.java:64)
      at javax.activation.DataSourceDataContentHandler.getContent(DataHandler.java:745)
      at javax.activation.DataHandler.getContent(DataHandler.java:501)
      at javax.mail.internet.MimeMessage.getContent(MimeMessage.java:1339)

What can I do to fix this or accommodate this assuming this one source constantly sends in that encoding format this could be an issue.  I know my fall back would be to just move the email into a folder on the server or just delete it but I would prefer to be able to accommodate it.
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