Lavabit is a true privacy pioneer, which has proven itself in the past. To me, the stance of protonmail towards Lavabit is unacceptable. This just is a form of attack. Congratulations Lavabit! I know it's been a hard road.
Lavabit LLC, Dallas, TX. 2.6K likes. Lavabit was created to offer Internet users a better choice for reliable, fast, affordable e-mail service that never sacrifices privacy for profits. The u/Lavabit_ community on Reddit. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place. Lavabit was a dedicated email service that offered subscribers " the freedom of running your own email server without the hassle or expense ." Lavabit was launched in 2004 and most recently handled service for upwards of 60,000 individuals at a rate of around 200,000 emails a day. Aug 14, 2013 · Lavabit is one of two US-based encrypted email services to have shut down abruptly this month, with Silent Circle also having closed its Silent Mail service "to prevent spying". Sep 12, 2013 · The Texas-based Lavabit mail service, initially planned as an alternative for Gmail aimed at protecting users’ data, was shut down August 8. The closure happened about a month after reports that Lavabit had been used by Edward Snowden to communicate from Russia.
The encrypted email service once used by whistleblower Edward Snowden is relaunching today.Ladar Levison, the founder of the encrypted email service Lavabit, announced on Friday that he's relaunching the service with a new architecture that fixes the SSL problem and includes other privacy-enhancing features as well, such as one that obscures the metadata on emails to prevent government
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ProtonMail is a scam, much like Lavabit (although the Dec 16, 2014 How Lavabit Will Win on Appeal | opine.me