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Postal News Roundup

ECommerce Bytes: Despite Warnings Over Mail Delays, USPS Focuses on Same-Day
Online sellers who rely on the USPS to get their orders into the hands of customers may be concerned about a new report from the US Postal Service Office of Inspector General over delivery delays.

Postal News: What Do Those Four Charts Really Explain? 
Back in my previous life as a financial analyst, one book that was always on my shelf was “How to Lie With Charts” by Gerald Jones.

The Guardian: Where Did the Principle of Secrecy in Correspondence Go? 
America’s Constitutional Postal System, which preceded its declaration of independence by one year, was founded in large part as a reaction to the threat posed by British control over – and surveillance of – this crucial 18th-century communications network.