Lavabit has been in the news a lot lately. Here the latest.

Lavabit shutdown marks another costly blemish for U.S. tech companies

9 August 2013 | 11:18 am Lavabit, the purported email provider to NSA leaker Edward Snowden , abruptly suspended its operations yesterday under mysterious circumstances.

Lavabit email service linked to Snowden shuts

9 August 2013 | 7:45 am LONDON A Texas-based secure email service reportedly used by National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden says it is shutting down and can't legally explain why.

Snowden's email provider, Lavabit, shutters citing legal pressure

9 August 2013 | 7:22 am An email provider reportedly used by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden shut down on Thursday, citing an ongoing court battle that it could not discuss.

First Lavabit, now Silent Circle: Another U.S. secure email service …

9 August 2013 | 7:09 am Silent Circle, co-founded by email security guru Phil Zimmermann, has pulled out of the secure email business. It was a pre-emptive measure inspired by Lavabit's self-shuttering, and a worrying sign for the U.S.-hosted secure

Facing pressure from US, encrypted email service Lavabit shuts down

9 August 2013 | 1:48 am Lavabit owner Ladar Levison posted a message at the website telling users that the he was pulling the plug on the secure email service launched in Texas nearly a decade ago. I have been forced to make a difficult decision:

Lavabit encrypted email service linked to Edward Snowden shuts …

9 August 2013 | 1:32 am A Texas-based email service reportedly used by NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden said it was shutting down.

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