Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Aug 2013 10:27 UTC, submitted by l3v1
So. There we are. The foundation of Groklaw is over. I can't do Groklaw without your input. I was never exaggerating about that when we won awards. It really was a collaborative effort, and there is now no private way, evidently, to collaborate.

I'm really sorry that it's so. I loved doing Groklaw, and I believe we really made a significant contribution. But even that turns out to be less than we thought, or less than I hoped for, anyway. My hope was always to show you that there is beauty and safety in the rule of law, that civilization actually depends on it. How quaint.

Quaint indeed.

Groklaw is shutting down. A huge loss, as the site's contributions to various ridiculous lawsuits, like the SCO one about Linux, or the even crazier one from Oracle about Java, were invaluable. The reasons are sound, though - without secure, private communications, the collaborative effort that is Groklaw cannot function.

A sad day.

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by Windows Sucks on Wed 21st Aug 2013 23:14 UTC
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Honestly does anyone really believe that anything is secure? Last I checked the Internet was started by the military, Microsoft has always had back doors in their products and the NSA has been around longer then most of us have been alive.

Shoot if I was told the NSA wasn't spying on everyone on earth I would be pissed because my tax dollars would be going to waste! Lol.

Just kidding but for real email secure?? The very design of email is insecure!

And most Anericans have been under the impression that the NSA has super computers so good that they can calculate anything!

This just sounds like a way for the site to get some press!

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