The DarkMail Alliance

Kent James kent at
Thu Oct 31 18:07:28 UTC 2013

As I understood from reading these reports, they will be looking for 
partner organizations willing to cough up $10,000 to support the 
alliance. What would it take to get Mozilla on board with this?


On 10/31/2013 7:54 AM, Gervase Markham wrote:
> The founders of Silent Circle and Lavabit, two email vendors who shut
> down their services in the face of US compromise pressure, have founded
> the DarkMail Alliance:
> (And , although this
> bug seems somewhat premature.)
> Details seem very sketchy. But I regularly come across more reasons why
> email needs rearchitecting from the ground up[0] and it could be that
> the Snowden revelations are the trigger necessary to do it. Particularly
> if they can come up with a gradual migration path, such as advertising
> support in traditional email headers so that remote clients and servers
> can switch seamlessly.
> I think someone from the TB or Firefox OS Mail team should make contact
> with them.
> Gerv
> [0] One recent one:
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