Oct 022013
 October 2, 2013  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Kevin Poulsen reports:

The U.S. government in July obtained a search warrant demanding that Edward Snowden’s e-mail provider, Lavabit, turn over the private SSL keys that protected all web traffic to the site, according to to newly unsealed documents.


In an interesting work-around, Levison complied the next day by turning over the private SSL keys as an 11 page printout in 4-point type. The government, not unreasonably, called the printout “illegible.”

Read more on Wired.

I really admire Levison for trying to protect all users.

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