A Realization Of Why Email Is Critical Infrastructure For The Internet

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After reading a blog post about e-mail, Chris Siebenmann realised why e-mail was so important to the Internet: it’s the only reliable means of inter-organizational communication. He notes that while Microsoft Teams, Skype, Discord, and the like are great for communicating within an organization, it’s difficult to reach out to those from other organizations using these. Different organizations use different central communication systems, so it’s much easier to stick to e-mail, which is universal. Read full article here

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