Like most monopolies, the US Postal Service isn't interested in changing its business model. An enterprise hemorrhaging cash in a free market would cut prices, improve service, look for new revenue streams, or simply close its doors. The USPS solu
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The United States Postal Service (USPS) released a report on Monday, outlining four different ways it could use a public blockchain to improve efficiency and save money.
It's news that seems ripped from the pages of The Onion. Or perhaps Atlas Shrugged.
The government-owned enterprise has lost $51.7 billion since 2007
As I reported recently, banks are beginning to collaborate in the campaign by governments to stamp out the use of cash among the public.
New documents obtained by the New York Times show that law enforcement agencies requested access to mail at least 50,000 times as part of ongoing mass surveillance programs.
Postal service wants to join "Internet of Things"
The snail mail monopoly is raising rates again.
Where’s Christmas? As one social media commentator rapidly noticed, a recent U.S. Postal Service advertisement to sell “holiday stamps” curiously omitted a Christmas or Christian-themed message, yet included portrayals of Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) today introduced legislation to modernize the U.S. Postal Service, save Saturday mail and repeal a crippling law responsible for 80 percent of the mail system’s funding woes.
The head of the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said the agency must be allowed to ease the terms of prepayments into a retiree health-care fund and eliminate general mail delivery on Saturday.
Color us unsurprised by this litte gem (via Bloomberg):
On July 27, 2012, the National Association of Letter Carriers adopted a resolution at their National Convention in Minneapolis to investigate establishing a postal banking system.
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