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Wonder Twin Powers Activate: Shape Of Stored Data, Form Of Excessive Government Reach (Opinion)

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We suspected it for a long time and Snowden blew the lid off last year. The United States government loves data on as many people as it can obtain, and there is no digital place safe from their prying eyes. This should not be a surprise but the data they are looking for goes beyond just your email, social media, and cell phone usage. Law enforcement agencies are also looking for avenues into your home.

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Blake’s Stage Of Rage: Lavabit, Secret Courts, And Trampled Freedom

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As I write this have finished reading a write up at The Guardian by Ladar Levison the founder of Lavabit, an email service that gained notoriety for its use by Edward Snowden in the wake of Snowden’s NSA leaks. Lavabit’s mission was simple. Provide a source for email that was secure and encrypted. That is to say, the email service’s main goal was to keep those emails private. In this write up (which I implore you to read) Ladar talks about some of the details of his legal case that eventually lead to the closing of his business/service.

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