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Finland to do away with regular snail mail; replaces postal service with scanned email copies

Fun, web 2.0In a move to reduce CO2 emissions and number of postmen required, Finland is about to do away with regular mail -- instead, mail will be opened, scanned and delivered digitally to its recipient. It could only happen in one of the most cold and sparse nations in the world -- Finland has a population of just 5 million, and only Iceland has a more-northerly capital than Helsinki -- but if it takes off, who knows where this could lead? You can't fault the logic of the idea, that's for sure.
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