VA Shiva Ayyadurai, a computer scientist of Indian origin, who is the inventor of email is celebrating the 33rd anniversary of his greatest invention. Shiva created an electronic version of interoffice mail system at the age of 14 years in 1978, which he called “Email” and copyrighted it in 1982.
Today is the 33rd anniversary of electronic mail and to celebrate it, Shiva asked 10 questions based on the history of his invention.
However, who created the email is still a mystery, many believes that certain individuals (and teams) in the ARPAnet environment invented email while others believes that Shiva is the real creator of “Email”. Shiva has posted a image of copyrighted document which is issued to Mr Shiva Ayyadurai.