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    This was an interesting read, but never addressed Moxie’s point, which was that Lavabit claimed it would never be able to look at your data at rest, but in fact was simply promising not to do the work required. This is not to say that there were not wise precautions taken to make surveillance as difficult as possible for a range of attackers, and surely Lavabit would be a handy setup on your own machine, but it relies on the ability to completely trust the sysadmin.