Lavabit

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. http://www.infoworld.com/t/data-security/lavabit-shutdown-marks-another-costly-blemish-us-tech-companies-224582

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. http://feeds.nbcnews.com/c/35002/f/663301/s/2fbf4770/sc/21/l/0L0Snbcnews0N0Ctechnology0Clavabit0Eemail0Eservice0Elinked0Esnowden0Eshuts0E6C10A87920A9/story01.htm

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. http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/270/f/470440/s/2fbf40b4/sc/21/l/0Lnews0Btechworld0N0Csecurity0C34631650Csnowdens0Eemail0Eprovider0Elavabit0Eshutters0Eciting0Elegal0Epressure0C0Dolo0Frss/story01.htm

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  http://gigaom.com/2013/08/09/another-u-s-secure-email-service-shuts-down-to-protect-customers-from-authorities/

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:  http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/08/08/facing-pressure-from-u-s-encrypted-email-service-lavabit-shuts-down/

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. http://ibnlive.in.com/news/lavabit-encrypted-email-service-linked-to-edward-snowden-shuts-down/412946-11.html

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