At least six European Union countries in addition to Britain have been colluding with the US over the mass harvesting of personal communications data, according to a former contractor to America’s National Security Agency, who said the public should not be “kept in the dark”.
Lavabit, a private email service used by whistleblower Edward Snowden, has been in court appealing against a government order to hand over its encryption keys. Commentators say the case could represent a landmark for internet privacy.
Excerpt of the BBC Interview:
Ladar Levison: I think there may come a day when the United States is no longer associated with the word freedom in people’s minds. The sad thing is that I think that I am too much of an American to abandon my country when that happens.
Read his statement here:
And help his Legal fund here:
Knowing that in the worst case the Danish negotiators would make big concessions to the USA, Obama and the American delegation just laid back without making any concessions. Through secret documents gathered by the NSA and probably GCHQ they already knew how far the other delegations would go to avoid a failure of the conference.
Google and Apple read your emails, the NSA spies on all major email providers (Mainly because they are not encrypted by the providers)
So here is an alternative:
This is a small german email provider, they encrypt all mails, only use green energy, have no advertizing and don’t collect your data (they don’t even know your password). It costs 1 Euro per month (I don’t want everything for free) and if you send them a letter with 20 € and a special code they can not even know who you are.
And the very respectable Zeit Magazin says it is the best of all german providers:
An overview of the different ways the American NSA and British GCHQ spy on you EVERYWHERE