Billions of people now use email for personal and business use every day. Yoy may be surprised to discover that email as we know it today started back in 1978 when 14 year old V. A. Shiva Ayyadurai started to develop the world’s first email system. He received the first US copyright for email 29 years ago on August 30, 1982.

The timeline below shows how email was developed and is featured in V A Shiva’s blog

Email development timeline