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Section 215 of the Patriot Act Expires June 1. Here’s What That Means for Email Privacy

Section 215 of the Patriot Act, which dramatically expanded the government’s ability to collect data…
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These Two Countries Understand Encryption Better Than the United States

If you’ve read our Encryption 101 post or use Virtru to secure your email on…
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Could Email Encryption Have Prevented Obama from Being Hacked?

According to the New York Times, government officials have revealed that President Obama’s email correspondences…
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David Cameron and 2 Other World Leaders Who Don’t Get Encryption

Earlier this year, David Cameron, the British Prime Minister, expressed his distrust of encryption. “In…
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A Memo on Encryption to Hillary Clinton

On March 10th, Hillary Clinton told reporters that it “would have been better” to use…
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Our Private Wish for the State of the Union

Like most State of the Union addresses, we expect few surprises on Tuesday night as…
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Sorry Mr. Cameron. Encryption Backdoors are Still Not the Answer.

At 8:00am, September 11, 2001, I met with the White House Deputy Chief of Staff to…
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Going Dark: Why Encryption Shouldn’t Require a Back Door

In October, FBI Director James Comey gave a speech arguing that “going dark” — that…
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It’s Political Season: Every Reporter and Campaign Should Use Virtru

The first line of this Politico story by Dylan Byers says it all: A lesson…
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Leaked Emails and a Political Scandal Down Under

Don't pay much attention to Australian political scandal? Truth be told, I'm not following local…
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