The e-mail was invented by Dr. V.A.Shiva Ayyadurai in 1970. He was recognized as a ‘child inventor’ of email as he invented in his 14 years of age. He claimed that he wrote the electronic mail software when he was a student at New Jersey high school in the late 1970s. In1982, he registered the copyright for his software named “Email” and also the program’s user documentation.

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