With U.S. crypto war raging, Swiss company opens secure email service to the public
ProtonMail's public launch is a shot across the bow at the American tech sector.
On Mar 17, 2016 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Is the FBI ‘enslaving’ Apple?
Can the 13th Amendment protect Apple in its fight against the FBI?
On Mar 8, 2016 by J.M. Porup
Top encryption researcher moves to Switzerland to escape government interference
Government pressure claims another victim.
On May 25, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Lavabit found in contempt for trolling the FBI with 4-point font
The court did not, however, deny it was funny.
On Apr 16, 2014 by Kevin Collier
Lavabit and Silent Circle are Kickstarting their answer to NSA email spying
For $2 or more, you can help the future of secure email. Bump that up to $1,000 and you get a polo, too.
On Nov 5, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Rebel email providers form alliance to combat NSA surveillance
Shuttered companies fight the NSA with new, ultra-secure email.
On Oct 31, 2013 by Dell Cameron
Lavabit users have less than 72 hours to get their email and get out
Act quickly. The window's already closing.
On Oct 15, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Lavabit appeals government order for access to Snowden’s email
This summer, the U.S. government demanded the encryption keys for access to Lavabit, the private email service used by Edward Snowden. On Thursday, Lavabit filed its appeal.
On Oct 11, 2013 by Joe Kloc
How the FBI negotiated with Lavabit for Edward Snowden’s info
The agency wanted to “tap” the metadata of certain email accounts. Given the timing, they were quite possibly after Snowden’s location.
On Oct 4, 2013 by Curt Hopkins
Why Edward Snowden’s favorite secure email service really shut down
“In fact, the FBI agents even admitted their intention to collect passwords in transit so they could access emails protected by Lavabit’s encrypted storage feature."
On Oct 3, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Edward Snowden’s favorite secure email service appeals order that shut it down
Lavabit founder Ladar Levison is barred from discussing the order that shut down his company, but that won't stop him from appealing it.
On Sep 12, 2013 by Curt Hopkins
Has the NSA killed email?
Are we hearing the death knells of email as a useable medium?
On Aug 12, 2013 by Chris R. Albon
All your good private email options are shutting down
Three major private email services have just shut their doors—right in the wake of new revalations of NSA spying on Americans' emails.
On Aug 9, 2013 by Kevin Collier