Cloudflare expands its government warrant canaries

When the government comes for your data, tech companies can’t always tell you. But thanks to a legal loophole, companies can say if they haven’t had a visit yet. That’s opened up an

Ladar Levison finally confirms Snowden was target of Lavabit investigation

Ladar Levison’s three-year fight for freedom to speak about the government order that shuttered Lavabit, his secure email service,¬†is finally over. Levison was finally able to confirm¬†today th

Apple vs FBI: Lavabit warns FBI’s “extraordinary” action may drive US businesses offshore

Lavabit, the former encrypted email provider that shut down its service in 2013 after the FBI demanded its encryption keys, has filed an amicus brief in support of Apple in its legal battle with the a

Lavabit’s Ladar Levison Discusses Privacy And Dark Mail At SXSW 2014

If there were any thematic backdrops present at SXSW 2014, certainly privacy was one of them. To be sure, the Edward Snowden and Julian Assange keynotes were packed but there was also a more subtle co

Lavabit Founder Takes To Kickstarter To Open Source A New End-To-End Encryption Messaging Protocol

Ladar Levison, founder of the now shuttered secure email provider Lavabit, has taken to Kickstarter to resurrect the concept of secure email in a new, open source form, called the project Dark Mail in

Lavabit Founder Details Government Surveillance Of Secure Email While Documents Disclose Epic Trolling Of Feds

Ladar Levison, founder of secure email provider <a href="">Lavabit</a>, <a target="_blank" href="">has poste

Groklaw Shuts Down As The Post-Snowden Chilling Effect Continues

Groklaw, a decade-old law blog run by Pamela Jones, has <a target="_blank" href="">shut down citing</a> the danger of increased email scrutiny

Why Ladar Levison Shuttered Encrypted Email Service Lavabit In The Face Of Government Pressure

Today Ladar Levison, owner of the now-shuttered Lavabit email service, spoke to Democracy Now about his decision to close his company. In the interview, he expressed support of leaker Edward Snowden,