Wednesday, October 27, 2021

ProtonMail forced to log user’s IP address after an order from Swiss authorities

Following the incident the company has updated its website and privacy policy to clarify its legal obligations to its userbase

ProtonMail a Swiss-based secure email provider has been at the center of some controversy after it was forced to share the IP address of one of its clients, a climate activist, with law enforcement agencies due to a legally binding request by the Swiss authorities.

According to TechCrunch, which broke the story, the French law enforcement authorities were able to acqui…

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