In 1989, when first-class stamp costs 50¢, electronic mail systems will be common

February 1982
Marketing News;2/5/1982, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on prediction made by International Resource Development Inc. that electronic mail systems will soon replace stationery, envelopes, and postage stamps. It is predicted that the electronic mail system will be fully competitive. Constantly increasing cost of postage stamps seems to be the major force in the electronic mail revolution. The U.S. Postal Service has also introduced electronic computer-originated mail whereby it receives mails electronically. After receiving the mail it delivers printed copies of the mail.


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