A federal judge has unsealed documents in a case involving the owner of the encrypted email service provider, Lavabit, which former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden was using.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday October 3, 2013 6:30 am|
|By: Jane Hamsher Friday August 9, 2013 10:10 am|
Yesterday the email services believed to be used by Edward Snowden — Lavabit — ceased operations, announcing they would suspend business rather than continue in compliance with court orders. Shortly thereafter Silent Circle, another privacy focused email service run by PGP creator Phil Zimmerman, saw the handwriting on the wall and ceased operations as well.