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Good Question: How Did E-Mail Get Started?

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(CBS 5) –- In this day and age, we couldn’t function as a society without it. Sharon in Santa Rosa asked this Good Question: How did e-mail get started?

ANSWER: According to Brian Cooley at CNET, the Internet and E-Mail started in 1961 under the name, ARPANET. It was developed by the U.S. Department of Defense as a classified system.

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