According a presidential directive issued in 2012, all federal agencies must manage permanent and temporary email in an electronically accessible format by 2016. Tod Newcombe, Senior Editor of Governing, says the mandate is great in theory but until the government steps out of the Stone Age, the policy is next to meaningless.
As more products and services come online to thwart NSA snooping, commercial big data users will also suffer from being cut off from data. Whether such is a good thing or a bad thing is subject to your own perspective.
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How much is email costing your company? This infographic lays it out.
LinkedIn drops Intro email service after privacy concerns scare users away.
IBM hopes to change email with a new product.
Nearly six months after it burst on the scene as a top privacy concern, the issue of recycled email accounts seems to have now all but disappeared.
Is email dying as this infographic asserts? Probably not.
Texting about company business on your personal phone probably isn't smart, but there are plenty of safe communication alternatives to email.
A non-profit group called Open IX aims to free the Internet.