Techy Tuesday: Can the ‘Dark Mail Alliance’ Restore E-mail Privacy?

The founders of shuttered e-mail services Silent Mail and Lavabit — the latter used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden — want to bring easy-to-use, snoop-proof e-mail to everyone. Can it be done?  Today I share a video from Lavabit explaining why they closed their services rather than give up the keys to your computer to the Federal Government.   The new solution may be keeping the keys in the hands of the users, and not the company.   Confused yet?  So are the experts.  Watch this video and read this CNET report with details on how a ‘Dark Mail Alliance’ looks to create user-friendly e-mail encryption | Security & Privacy.