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Lavabit & Silent Circle Return With Dark Mail

  • The Verge, Thursday, October 31, 2013 3:13 PM
Email encryption service companies Lavabit and Silent Circle, both of whom shut recently, have returned with a new protocol called Dark Mai. The collaborative project promises to keep messages from the eyes of snooping governments without being subject to court orders. The new system offers a sophisticated encryption with a red-light/green-light interface that shows whether an email is being sent over unencrypted channels. The protocol limits metadata so that it is difficult for an observer to track each email's sender and recipient.

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