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2 E-Mail Services Close and Destroy Data Rather Than Reveal Files An image of Silent Circle’s Web page, ending its e-mail. A spokesman said the company’s customers included heads of state, members of royalty and government agencies. The company will continue its encrypted phone and text messaging service. The shutdown of two small e-mail providers on Thursday illustrates why it is so hard for Internet companies to challenge secret government surveillance: to protect their customers’ data from federal authorities, the two companies essentially committed suicide. Lavabit, a Texas-based service that was reportedly used by Edward J. Within hours, a fast-growing Maryland-based start-up called Silent Circle also closed its e-mail service and destroyed its e-mail servers. Mike Janke, the chief executive, said the company’s customers included heads of state, members of royalty and government agencies. Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post, via Getty ImagesMike Janke, left, and Phil Zimmermann of Silent Circle, who saw the writing on the wall. Mr.

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Who are the world's 10 most dangerous terrorists? Ayman al-Zawahiri is the leader of al Qaeda. A reward up to $25 million has been offered by the U.S. government. Click through to see men allegedly plotting, directing and, in some cases, carrying out acts of terror around the world. Nasir al Wuhayshi is leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, known as AQAP. Ibrahim al Asiri is thought to be the chief bomb-maker for AQAP. Ahmed Abdi Godane, also known as Mukhtar Abu Zubayr, is the leader of Al-Shabaab. Moktar Belmoktar was the leading figure of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. Abu Muhammad al Julani is the leader of al-Nusra Front in Syria. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the leader of Islamic State in Iraq. Sirajudin Haqqani is the leader of the Haqqani Network in Afghanistan. Most-wanted terrorists Al Qaeda's leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, tops the listOther names include figures from Yemen, Somalia and IraqMany groups pledge allegiance to al Qaeda If you live in Moscow, Chechen Islamist leader Doku Umarov would feature prominently. 1. 2. 3. 4.

Immersion: a people-centric view of your email life EXCLUSIVE: Owner of Snowden’s Email Service on Why He Closed Lavabit Rather Than Comply With Gov’t This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AARON MATÉ: We turn now to the news an encrypted email service believed to have been used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has abruptly shut down. The move came amidst a legal fight that appeared to involve U.S. government attempts to win access to customer information. The owner of Lavabit, Ladar Levison, wrote a message online saying, quote, "I have been forced to make a difficult decision: to become complicit in crimes against the American people, or walk away from nearly 10 years of hard work by shutting down Lavabit." He went on to write, quote, "This experience has taught me one very important lesson: without congressional action or a strong judicial precedent, I would strongly recommend against anyone trusting their private data to a company with physical ties to the United States." Later on Thursday, another secure email provider called Silent Circle also announced it was shutting down.

Facebook privacy and kids: Don’t post photos of your kids online Photo by Hemera/Thinkstock I vividly remember the Facebook post. It was my friend’s 5-year-old daughter “Kate,” (a pseudonym) standing outside of her house in a bright yellow bikini, the street address clearly visible behind her on the front door. The picture had been uploaded to a Facebook album, and there were 114 shots just of Kate: freshly cleaned and swaddled on the day of her birth … giving her Labradoodle a kiss … playing on a swing set. I completely understood her parents’ desire to capture Kate’s everyday moments, because early childhood is so ephemeral. Last week, Facebook updated its privacy policy again. Six thousand respondents to Slate’s survey show a clear trend. The problem is that Facebook is only one site. That poses some obvious challenges for Kate’s future self. There’s a more insidious problem, though, which will haunt Kate well into the adulthood. The easiest way to opt-out is to not create that digital content in the first place, especially for kids.

When to use a Facebook App, a Page or Group For your Engagement on Facebook So, have you decided yet whether to use a Facebook Page, a Facebook Group, a Community Page or a Facebook App for your business? This post takes you through the major ups and downs of the different options you have on Facebook. These are my opinions based on experiences from the Facebook platform. I need you to share your experiences from Facebook in my comment field. But we were talking about Facebook Pages, Groups and Apps. When to use a Facebook Page The short story: Suitable for dialogue with fans, customers, partnersNot suitable for campaigns and time limited activitiesNeeds launch money A Facebook Page shall be used when you have the ambition to make a lasting footprint on Facebook. Once a Facebook Page is operational, has about 1000 fans or more, and you have built a tone of voice to communicate with your fans, then your page is a perfect launching platform for campaigns, offers and events. The Facebook Page is in itself not suitable for sales oriented campaigns. 1. 2.