[ExI] lavabit.com takedown

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Aug 9 10:23:03 UTC 2013

On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 11:41:12PM +0100, BillK wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 11:22 PM, David Lubkin wrote:
> > That's one of the gotchas I mentioned in my posting about the business
> > I'm thinking of kicking off. Its success depends on my customers
> > trusting me with what might be confidential data. Which I'd thought
> > about in terms of technologies, policies, and trustworthy staff. Now
> > I have to think about what to do if their data is demanded. I don't mind
> > complying so much as potentially having to conceal that compliance
> > from my users.
> >
> >
> It seems there is a strong possibility that the NSA has just destroyed
> the US Cloud industry.

Not just US cloud industry, one should hope. And a major source of
celebration that should be. The only cloud you should be running is
your own, on hardware under your control.

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