V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai, Email Inventor, Fires Back At Critics Who Question His Discovery

August 28, 2014 8:52 PM

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V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai was 14 years old when he developed the technology we now know as email. But despite having received "official recognition" of his creation in the former of a government-issued patent, some still question whether he was the veritable founder.

Ayyadurai's former colleague Robert Field explained the discrepancy and defended Ayyadurai in an upcoming blog on The Huffington Post. According to Field, "multi-billion dollar defense company" Raytheon BBN Technologies generated "their entire brand ... based on claims of having 'invented email,'" t...

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