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lavabit

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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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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 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

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Papers shed light on shutdown of 'Snowden' e-mail provider

Newly unsealed court papers reveal the circumstances behind the sudden closure of the encrypted e-mail service said to have been used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

By October 2, 2013

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'Dark Mail Alliance' looks to create user-friendly e-mail encryption

The founders of shuttered e-mail services Silent Mail and Lavabit -- the latter used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden -- want to bring easy-to-use, snoop-proof e-mail to everyone.

By October 30, 2013