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lavabit

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The peculiar star of the Sony hack: Email

The massive hack has raised questions about First Amendment rights, privacy and cyberwarfare. But there's a subtler issue at play when we look at all the news stories that have come from hacked inboxes: Why do we put this stuff in email?

By December 21, 2014

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Lavabit founder's DarkMail needs help to cross finish line

Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.

By August 10, 2014

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CNET hosting Lavabit's Ladar Levison tonight: Join us!

You're invited to a public event on the evening of October 28 in downtown San Francisco featuring Ladar Levison and a discussion of the NSA's bulk surveillance programs.

By October 28, 2013

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Lavabit loses appeal on technicality

A federal appeals court tells Ladar Levison, of the now-moribund email service Lavabit, that he didn't clearly articulate the legal issues at stake in his contempt of court appeal.

By April 16, 2014

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Lavabit founder launches Kickstarter for encrypted email

The founder of secure email service Lavabit has launched a Kickstarter to clean up and release the source code for Lavabit with support for Dark Mail.

By November 5, 2013

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Lavabit founder says he fought feds to protect the Constitution

In a sit-down at CNET headquarters, Lavabit CEO Ladar Levison discusses the legal bureaucracy the US government employed to try to force him to become complicit with NSA surveillance.

By October 29, 2013

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Lavabit founder says he fought feds to protect the Constitution

In a sit-down at CNET headquarters, Lavabit CEO Ladar Levison discusses the legal bureaucracy the US government employed to try to force him to become complicit with NSA surveillance.

By October 28, 2013

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Lavabit to reopen briefly to allow former clients to retrieve data

Encrypted e-mail service linked to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will allow former clients access to their e-mail archives and personal account data.

By October 14, 2013

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Lavabit chief predicts 'long fight' with feds (Q&A)

Ladar Levison, who shuttered the Web mail service he founded -- and his only e-mail account -- when the U.S. government demanded access to his company's servers, tells CNET he created Lavabit because of the Patriot Act.

By August 9, 2013

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Silent Circle follows Lavabit in shuttering encrypted e-mail

Provider of software that encrypts communications says it "sees the writing on the wall," citing Lavabit closure in confirming a decision it had been mulling for weeks.

By August 8, 2013