Feb 242014
 
Reinventing Email: Update on the Dark Mail Project

I just got back from the 2014 New Hampshire Liberty Forum where I got to attend a number of great talks on privacy and security. One of the cooler parts for me was meeting Ladar Levison. Even though he wasn’t a speaker, he still took time out to speak with a number of us. For those who don’t know who Ladar is, he’s the founder of Lavabit, Edward Snowden’s email provider. Lavabit made national headlines […]

Jan 042014
 
Bitcoin vs. The NSA's Quantum Computer

Yesterday we learned from new Snowden leaks that the NSA is working to build a quantum computer. The Washington Post broke the story with the rather sensationalist headline, NSA seeks to build quantum computer that could crack most types of encryption. Naturally, this raised much concern among the new Bitcoiners on Reddit and Facebook. The reality, however, is there wasn’t much disclosed that people didn’t already know or expect. We’ve known that the NSA has […]