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Happy Birthday Email

On August 30, 1982, VA Shiva Ayyadurai was awarded the first U.S. Copyright for "email", "computer program for electronic mail system." Ayyadurai came up with the idea while working for Dr. Leslie P. Michelson, who asked him to come up with an electronic version of the interoffice paper mail system they used in their office. Happy birthday email!

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