The german secretary of post and telecommunication announced, that starting from June, 1st. , there will be a charge of 1 cent per e-Mail that is sent.
Even some politicians are surprised “we need to bring this to the parliament”, a spokesman said.
The charging is outsourced to a company called, “E-Mail-Porto GmbH”. They have a 50% discount special offer, valid only today: http://www.email-porto.de (the website is in german language, so you may need a translation service).