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Hate the Game: Government Surveillance and the Market for Privacy

Amanda Lynch

Even before Edward Snowden called a press conference using a Lavabit email address, the FBI was interested in the secure email service.  Lavabit founder Ladar Levison tried to cater to the savvy consumer: providing private communication in a market where participants are increasingly aware of the government’s access to their data.  However, Levison shuttered his email service in August, after receiving a 

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