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Feds Threaten To Arrest Lavabit Founder For Shutting Down His Service -
The saga of Lavabit founder Ladar Levison is getting even more ridiculous. The government has threatened him with criminal charges for his decision to shut down the business, rather than agree to some mysterious court order. The decision to shut down Lavabit was over something much bigger than just looking at one individual's information. It sounds like the feds were asking for a full on backdoor on the system... ... not unlike some previous reports of ISPs who have received surprise visits from the NSA. Read complete article ‎- silpol