• genuineparts (edited 6 years ago)
    +2

    It probably is the most likely explanation, however shutting down mid security audit (that found no significant problems/backdoors) and recommending alternatives that are closed source and where the companys might cooperate with Agencys can't say that it didn't look off. Also lavabit happened not long before that.

    • skolor
      +2

      Steve Gibson, and at least a few other people in the crypto community (named Matthew Green) say the same thing. Its entirely possible it's a big coverup, but seems quite unlikely.