TITLE

The Historical Value of Email

AUTHOR(S)
Wescott, Lawrence
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Infonomics;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on electronic mail messages which are considered as the most fundamental and useful contemporary records of the history of any organization. According to the article, they commemorate everyday operations of the company and form the only record of the details of many transactions. It is stated that any policy which removes them significantly increase the risk that the company will not be able to defend itself in a lawsuit.
ACCESSION #
37595945

 

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