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email less useful

From: Eric A. Hall <ehall@ehsco.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 11:04:53 -0600
Message-ID: <3DC162B5.9050605@ehsco.com>
To: discuss@apps.ietf.org


This is interesting from a populist sentiment POV

http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,3959,660001,00.asp

| E-mail Risks are Taking a Toll on the Rewards
|
| [...] given the constant progression of spam, viruses and other
| problems, e-mail is quickly approaching the point where the rewards
| of using it no longer out weight the risks.

I've seen (and said) as much before, but I haven't seen it in such a
public forum with this level of despair before.

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Eric A. Hall                                        http://www.ehsco.com/
Internet Core Protocols          http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/coreprot/
Received on Thursday, 31 October 2002 12:06:16 UTC

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