USPS is not a trusted source online, and would be starting from zero in this effort.
Facebook, Google, Yahoo! and so forth are trusted names already on their way to solving this problem, and so are going to get to this far more quickly than the USPS would.
As for eliminating spam, just using GMail had that effect for me.
I agree with some of Dan Herlt’s points, and those of some others, but not because the USPS is no longer useful–because it needs to simplify.
UPS and FedEx started out doing one thing well: delivering packages. They then backed into delivering letters. This leaves them with a balance–mostly packages with occasional letters–that reflects the…[Read more]
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