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No more e-mail?

Posted by rjbiii on July 17, 2007

Call me a sceptic. But Shadow of a doubt wrote a post about a claim that email may be past its prime. From the post:

Berkman Center Co-Founder, in a post for Concurring Opinions, forecasts the end of e-mail. He compares e-mail to newsgroups and IRC, writing that they had been “overrun by crooks,” whose use, he believes, has been rendered unnecessary by other technologies. Likewise, he says, for e-mail:

I’ve actually heard of a company that did away with e-mail, because of the problems with preservation orders. It would certainly simplify discovery and document retention, wouldn’t it?

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