Entrepreneurs are aiming to provide encrypted email services in the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) revelations, CMS Passcode reports. "The prospect of offering people the chance to encrypt their e-mails was simply amazing. That would mean that NSA surveillance programs would be totally useless," said Felix Müller-Irion, CEO of Lavaboom. “Lavaboom is among the youngest in a new generation of start-ups that are gaining traction in Germany, and to a lesser extent elsewhere in Europe, as a result of the Snowden leaks,” the report states. Tutanota’s Matthias Pfau said, "If just 15 percent of people encrypted their data, we would make it very difficult for NSA to surveil ... the Internet.”
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