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Groklaw closing in light of NSA spying revelations


After the closures of Lavabit and Silent Circle's email service, we had wondered which online service would be next to wind down after Edward Snowden's PRISM revelations. Turns out that we're losing Groklaw, the technology and law blog, which is stopping operations from today. In an impassioned sign-off, founder Pamela Jones has said that she cannot keep running the site knowing the extent to which her private communications are subject to public scrutiny. She has also advised others to spend less time on the internet and use Kolab, a Swiss email service, which is apparently safe from the NSA -- at least for now.

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