In many ways, communicating by e-mail and other forms of electronic transmission reflects a fundamentally different way of human interaction. Historians eventually will put this in perspective, but one could easily conclude that e-mails are essentially a “third way” for people to communicate.
Thomas E. Spahn,
The Ethics of E-Mail,
Rich. J.L. & Tech
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