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Lavabit's Forgotten Encryption Fight Looms Over the Apple Case

A look back at an encryption fight that could be repeated in the Apple and FBI case.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.18.16
FBI

Here Are The Teeny-Tiny Printed Out Crypto Keys of Snowden’s Email Service

Recently unsealed court documents reveal a memento from the Snowden leaks.
Joseph Cox
3.17.16
Power

NSA Paranoia Has Fanned the Flames of TrueCrypt Conspiracy Theories

The question is: Are any true?
DJ Pangburn
5.30.14
Power

Lavabit Tried to Hand Over Encryption Keys in a Tiny Font, But It Didn't Work

The secure email service lost its contempt of court appeal in what all boiled down to a procedural point.
Victoria Turk
4.17.14
Motherboard Blog

Lavabit's Creator Is Planning an NSA-Proof Email Even Your Grandma Can Use

The privacy fighter has teamed up with Silent Circle to create the ominous-sounding "Dark Mail Alliance."
Victoria Turk
11.7.13
Motherboard Blog

Lavabit Founder Ladar Levison Discusses His Federal Battle for Privacy

Last night, Levison sat down for a conversation on Lavabit's unraveling. Watch the video.
DJ Pangburn
10.10.13
Motherboard Blog

Lavabit's Founder Is Crowdfunding His Privacy Fight on the Way to Court

"Defending the constitution is expensive."
Meghan Neal
10.3.13
News

The Demise of Lavabit and Silent Circle Means Your Emails Will Never Be Safe from the Government

This week, two encrypted email providers shut down their services, and that’s very bad news if you’d rather the government didn’t read your emails. Clearly, the right to buy and sell on the free market and the right to privacy only apply to people who...
Patrick McGuire
8.9.13