What Court Orders Led Email Service, Lavabit, Which Snowden Was Reportedly Using, to Shut Down

By: Friday September 27, 2013 6:19 pm

The owner of the encrypted email service provider that former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden was reportedly using, Lavabit, which shut down early in August, apparently made the decision to stop operating after receiving a “pen register” order and an order under the Stored Communications Act, according to a legal filing posted by POLITICO‘s Josh [...]

Warrantless Surveillance Through Pen Registers, Trap Devices by US Government Sharply Increases

By: Thursday September 27, 2012 2:49 pm

Newly released documents from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) show warrantless surveillance of Americans’ electronic communications by federal law enforcement agencies through pen register and trap devices sharply increased. Notably, because of how easy it is for government to intercept communications, government now regularly exercises the authority to intercept “to” and “from” addresses of email messages, [...]

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