The Record

Samuel Kleiner

In May 2013, in the month following the Boston Marathon bombing, U.S.

Matthew Sipe
Jimmy Zhuang
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 

Wanling Su

This month, as 193 governments gathered in Dubai to create a treaty that will govern the future of the Internet, Syria had just emerged from an Internet shutdown that was most likely caused by its government. According to the CEO of SecDev, an Internet analytics firm: