[ExI] lavabit.com takedown

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Aug 9 09:09:58 UTC 2013

On Fri, Aug 09, 2013 at 10:43:22AM +0200, Mirco Romanato wrote:
> Il 08/08/2013 23:57, Michael DeVault ha scritto:
> > Just saw the news release about lavabit, a 'secure' mail service
> > favored by people in the securities business and hacking
> > communities.The founder, Ladar Levison, stated he took it down the
> > service rather than comply with what he feels are unconstitutional
> > demands based on laws passed by the U.S. Congress.
> I would suggest people here to take a look to Bitmessage and see if it
> is good enough for your uses and needs.

There is no security review of Bitmessage and several known issues.
Do not trust that system until it has been properly reviewed, and
known issues addressed.

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