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Apple receives further court support from Lavabit

Once upon-a-time encrypted email service, Lavabit, has thrown its lot in to support Apple in its ongoing legal dispute with the FBI and American government over weakening iPhone security. Although not called on by the court to do so, it submitted an amicus brief, explaining just why it believes the authorities should …

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Lavabit founder Levison on putting his pet to sleep

Describing the process of shutting down Lavabit as akin to  “putting a beloved pet to sleep,” the site’s founder Ladar Levison, has spoken out in an interview with WeAreChange, about what his site was, what his ethical reasoning for its shutdown were and what potential his decision has for the …

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