[LINK] Yearly Predictions

Ivan Trundle ivan at itrundle.com
Thu Dec 7 11:30:04 AEDT 2006

On 07/12/2006, at 10:38 AM, Glen Turner wrote:

> We'll finally see effective integration of encryption and
> e-mail clients, something the government has opposed for
> years (classifying this software under weapons control treaties,
> etc). That will be driven by a need to solve the spam and
> phishing problem. Otherwise instant messaging will replace e-mail.
> Microsoft will see this as an opportunity to establish a MS
> walled garden for e-mail.

I predict that e-mail will become less and less relevant: I don't  
know many people under the age of 20 who seriously use e-mail these  
days (not just spam, but alternatives exist that are better for them  
- they only use e-mail to chat to us old-timers).


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