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Old 09. Aug 2013, 07:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Lavabit Service Closes

The owner seems pretty upset too.

"This experience has taught me one very important lesson: without congressional action or a strong judicial precedent, I would strongly recommend against anyone trusting their private data to a company with physical ties to the United States".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-23627656

Possible implications regarding other services might become apparent if and when the full story emerges.
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Old 09. Aug 2013, 06:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would recommend that he broadens his list to exclude allot of European countries.

Spy scandals in Brussels: From Cold War to digital age

France 'runs vast electronic spying operation using NSA-style methods

If you can believe the most open U.S. president ever read this:
All nations collect intelligence, Obama says
I have to admit though, he has a point

I suggest Lavabit produce a more secure encryption method.
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