Lavabit LogoLavabit founder Ledar Levison has opened a new Kickstarter project, hoping to offer an upgraded version of the Lavabit source code for a new encrypted, open source email client.

Ledar Levision became a hero on the front lines of the privacy movement after shutting down Lavabit email client rather than give information over to the NSA. However, his dreams are far from over.

The Dark Mail initiative is part of Levison’s attempt to offer the same kind of protected communication platform that he has before, but with no opportunities to break through to the messages beneath.

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