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Go dark with the flow: Lavabit lives again

Charles 9 Silver badge

"What we are trying to avoid is a situation where it is so easy and cheap for almost anyone to rifle through your personal life, that they can do it en masse and for almost nothing per person."

And what I'm saying is that I don't think they did enough to raise that cost. For example, there's a point of trust in this new system. All the plods would have to do is subvert or duplicate this starting point, then they have ways to trace you and then just do highly-targeted attacks as needed.

As for the $5 xkcd solution, I've always said it doesn't work against two types of people: wimps (who keep fainting at the mere sight) and masochists (who are turned on by the wrench and ask you to hit harder).

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