Dark Mail Alliance, co-founded by Lavabit and Silent Circle, aims to create an open source email protocol and architecture that has end-to-end encryption built-in.
Lavabit LLC is the Texas, US-based company that used to provide secure email services, but was voluntarily shutdown because the owner and operator, Ladar Levison, did not want to hand over private SSL key used to ensure his clients emai
In the wake of the Snowden "revelations" an email server named LavaBit based in Texas was shut down by the founder as he did not want to hand over his users' email history to the government. When it was shut down I lost access to all of the email I had stored there.
I'd like to find another email service that considers privacy important.
The purpose is that I manage projects that may be distributed amongst multiple outsource agencies and we would like to, if possible, prevent them from knowing about each other by seeing the commit metadata of "User Name: [email protected]" purely to avoid any potential political issues.
One method would be to force them to commit with an email address which conforms to a pattern i.e.
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 conversation about privacy taking place in Austin this week.
A few days ago Aol Mail was hacked, and users' address books were scraped. Today, Aol has announced moves that will help other mail providers reject email messages sent from email accounts spoofed from this security breach. Read More