Secrets, lies and Snowden's email: why I was forced to shut down Lavabit | Curio

Secrets, lies and Snowden's email: why I was forced to shut down Lavabit

7 mins | May 28, 2017

Ladar Levison, the founder of Lavabit, the company that provided encrypted email services to 410,000 people including Edward Snowden, recounts the tale of how and why he was forced to shut down his company; and how it serves as a warning to us – that if we allow our governments to continue operating in secret, it is only a matter before we find ourselves standing along without any meaningful protections against an abuse of the state’s power.

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From The Guardian