“heâ€™s relaunching Lavabit 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 agencies like the NSA and FBI from being able to find out with whom Lavabit users communicate. Heâ€™s also announcing plans to roll out end-to-end encryption later this year, which would give users an even more secure way to send email.
The new service addresses what has become a major fault line between tech companies and the government: the ability to demand backdoor access to customer data.”
See Encrypted Email Service Once Used by Edward Snowden RelaunchesI may be old and way past my prime but I can still connect the dots:
- 2013 – PJ discontinued work on GROKLAW because the USAian government was pestering e-mail providers for users’ data, citing LavaBit’s decision to close.
- 2017 – LavaBit re-emerges with new technology that eliminates the threat.
No doubt PJ has moved on but could GROKLAW make a comeback in 2017? No doubt there will be lots of interesting litigation in the global fight against Trumpism. Come back, PJ. We need you.