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Lavabit shutdown marks another costly blemish for U.S. tech companies

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Lavabit, the purported email provider to NSA leaker Edward Snowden, abruptly suspended its operations yesterday under mysterious circumstances.

Lavabit founder and operator Ladar Levison said that after much soul searching , he’d decided to shut down the U.S.-based service – but that he couldn’t legally reveal his reasons. Read the whole story at InfoWorld here.

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