Implications of Electronic Mail and Message Systems for the U.S. Postal Service Page: III


This study of the implications of elect
for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is one
ment of Societal Impacts of National Info
with the September 1981 OTA report on
Systems.: Technology and Public Policy
for understanding EMS-related public pol
1982 OTA background paper on Selected
vacy, Security, and Equity.
The House Committee on Post Offic
requesting committees, indicated an inti
electronic funds transfer (EFT) on the U
plications for the future role of USPS ii
The Senate Committee on Governmental
Post Office, and General Services, expres
initiated a review of relevant EMS and
of the work of the Commission on Postal
and computer-based models were develo[
were reviewed by an OTA advisory pai
munication carrier, computer service, bus
On the basis of that review, a revised
OTA appreciates the participation of
and others who helped bring this study to
sibility of OTA, not of those who so ably

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Implications of Electronic Mail and Message Systems for the U.S. Postal Service, report, August 1982; [Washington D.C.]. ( accessed February 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library,; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.