Although it's a lot of people who send letters using the Internet network, it does not mean the post office closed. In fact, the post offices around the world can now have a specific domain address ".post" by ICANN (Internet Corporation or Asssigned Names and Numbers), an independent body that regulates Internet addresses.
These new domains approved Friday, December 11, 2009 ago. Right to manage top-level domains is given to the UPU (Universal Postal Union) will soon issue guidelines and rules that domain usage. "People who access a site ".post" will automatically be sure that it is the official postal service or postal service provider," the statement that submitted proposals UPU this domain name as reported by AFP.
UPU and ICANN plans to offer these domains starting the second half of 2010 after completing all the forms of agreements. Although sending a letter dropped dramatically, many post offices are held by expanding into online business and support the delivery of the goods sold through online stores.