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Lavabit Chief Predicts 'long Fight' with Feds


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Larad Levinson of Lavabit

"The court shouldn't be able to make binding decisions that are secret," says Lavabit founder Ladar Levinson, shown here in a Facebook photo posing with the N.B.A.'s Larry O'Brien Championship trophy.

Credit: Larad Levinson / Facebook

Ladar Levison can't talk for legal reasons about the specifics of why he shut down Lavabit, his encrypted Web e-mail company, but he is hardly tight-lipped about the subject. In an phone interview, Levison said he thinks the laws regarding privacy ought to change, and described how the American government is failing to uphold the U.S. Constitution.

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