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Quote of the day: E-mail identity crisis

The e-mail infrastructure was built before people had to worry about what's being sent and who it's coming from, a Microsoft manager says.

In a story about Sender ID and other technologies meant to boost the public's confidence in e-mail, a Microsoft strategy manager said that e-mail is not what it used to be.

"There is an identity crisis for e-mail right now," said Samantha McManus. "The e-mail infrastructure was built in a different era, when you actually knew who was sending you e-mail and you did not have to worry." Click here for full story.