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S4 on LinuxBSDos.com

Karen Rustad on August 19, 2013

Yesterday LinuxBSDos.com featured S4 and LAFS in an article on secure, distributed cloud storage. We had a bit of a quibble with the article's first line, though: Looking for a solution to give you an edge in the ongoing struggle between you and the authorities over the privacy of your data? It's important to us to note that S4 and LAFS are not only meant to thwart mass government surveillance. We seek to protect against access by the unauthorized, not merely "the authorities". That means...

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Open Letter to Phil Zimmermann and Jon Callas of Silent Circle, On The Closure of the “Silent Mail” Service

Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn on August 16, 2013

This open letter is in response to the recent shutdown of Lavabit , the ensuing shutdown of Silent Circle's “Silent Mail” product, Jon Callas's posts about the topic on G+, and Phil Zimmermann's interview in Forbes. Also, of course, all of this is unfolding in the context of the 2013 Mass Surveillance Scandal. Dear Phil and Jon: Hello there! It is good to have a chance to chat with you in public. Please accept the following in the spirit of constructive criticism in which it is intended. For...

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LAFS mentioned on Computerworld

Karen Rustad on August 13, 2013

Australian IT publication Computerworld’s article about security and surveillance in the cloud mentions LAFS as a way to use the cloud while still keeping your data private.

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LeastAuthority.com Announces A PRISM-Proof Storage Service

Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn on July 30, 2013

LeastAuthority.com today announced Simple Secure Storage Service (S4), a backup service that encrypts your files to protect them from the prying eyes of spies and criminals. “People deserve privacy and security in the digital data that make up our daily lives.” said the company's founder and CEO, Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn. “As an individual or a business, you shouldn't have to give up control over your data in order to get the benefits of cloud storage.” Verifiable end-to-end security The Simple...

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