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Ladar Levison: Why He Shut Down Lavabit

His business of providing email was sabotaged by the NSA–and by law, he was forbidden to talk about it. This week, Lavabit founder Ladar Levison told Reason TV why he decided to shut down his company, and delete the emails of 400,000 customers, rather than comply with the government's demands to compromise their privacy. The video, "Lavabit's Ladar Levison on Snowden, Why He Shut Down, and How to Beat the NSA," was first released on Feb.
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