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This Message Will Self-Destruct

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This Message Will Self-Destruct

This Message Will Self-Destruct

This Message Will Self-Destruct

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Emily Harris reports on a software development company, Disappearing Inc., that's producing a program to create self-destructing e-mail messages. The life-span of the e-mail can be set by the user, and their automatic deletion can help to reduce the huge archives of e-mail that most companies amass.