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Legal bible Groklaw pulls plug in wake of Lavabit shutdown, NSA firestorm

By: linuxscribe

August 20, 2013 8:00 am

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Blogger Pamela Jones will shut down her award-winning legal news website Groklaw following revelations that the NSA is intercepting the world’s internet communications.

Jones, also known as PJ, said in a final farewell article that the shutdown of encrypted email provider Lavabit, used by whistleblower Edward Snowden, had prompted her decision to discontinue the site…

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(The Register, Brid-Aine Parnell)