Mandated Payments Back in the early days of the commercial Internet (1998) an interesting business strategy book titled Unleashing the Killer App: Digital Strategies for Market Dominance by Larry Downs and Chunka Mui hit the market. Filled with good ideas and interesting observations about technological change and it's effects on business and society as a whole I would still recommend it today - especially for those youngsters who are wondering what bright bulbs were thinking the impact of IT and the networked world would be on our lives in the near future (which is coming to an end). One of the observations, sighted early in the book, is that lowly e-mail is a "killer app" with adoption so fast and pervasive that it effectively killed it's major competitor - a 200 year old monopoly called the postal service. As proof they sight congressional testimony from then US Postmaster General who complained mightily about the "electronic bypass" that allowed pe
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