AOL and Yahoo Propose E-Mail Tax

AOL and Yahoo have proposed a system to charge senders a quarter of a cent for guaranteed delivery on each e-mail sent to their customers. They justify this as an anti-spam measure, but of course it could make them billions, is unlikely to eliminate spam, and will undermine the ability of activist groups like MoveOn and others to correspond with their supporters. The justification AOL offers for this is that it could make e-mail just as good as postal mail — via Boing Boing

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