Updated: The founder of Groklaw has decided to shut down the technology blog because of fears its email communications could be subject to government surveillance.
Former paralegal Pamela Jones founded Groklaw in 2003 to cover legal news of interest to the free software and open source community. In this final postat Groklaw, she says made the decision after learning that the government captures emails sent to and from foreign countries, the Atlantic and theGuardian report.
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