Dark Mail Alliance
Get Dark Mail Alliance essential facts below. View Videos or join the Dark Mail Alliance discussion. Add Dark Mail Alliance to your Like2do.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Dark Mail Alliance

The Dark Mail Alliance is an organization dedicated to creating an email protocol and architecture with end-to-end encryption.[1]

In October 2013, Silent Circle and Lavabit announced a project to create a more secure alternative to email and began a fundraising effort.[2][3] The Dark Mail Alliance team consists of Phil Zimmermann, Jon Callas, Mike Janke, and Ladar Levison.[1]

Dark Internet Mail Environment

Dark Internet Mail Environment (DIME) aims to be a secure communication platform for asynchronous messaging across the Internet. It was presented by Ladar Levison and Stephen Watt at DEF CON on August 8, 2014.[4]


There have been multiple revisions for DIME specifications. The latest revision is presented as a preliminary draft.

  • First public revision, December 2014[5]
  • Preliminary draft, March 2015[6]


  • Dark Mail Transfer Protocol (DMTP)[6]
  • Dark Mail Access Protocol (DMAP)[6]

Data formats



Magma is the reference MIME server implementation. It supports server side encryption, SMTP, POP, IMAP and HTTP.[7]


Volcano, a Thunderbird fork with DIME support.[8]

See also


  1. ^ a b Levison, Ladar. "Dark Mail Alliance website". Dark Mail Alliance. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ "Lavabit's Dark Mail Initiative". Kickstarter.
  3. ^ Hern, Alex. "Email is broken but Dark Mail Alliance is aiming to fix it". The Guardian newspaper. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ "DEF CON 22 - Ladar Levison and Stephen Watt - Dark Mail". Youtube.
  5. ^ "Dark Internet Mail Environment, Architecture and Specifications, December 2014" (PDF). Dark Mail. Retrieved .
  6. ^ a b c "Dark Internet Mail Environment, Architecture and Specifications, March 2015" (PDF). Dark Mail. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "lavabit/magma.classic". GitHub.
  8. ^ Scharr, Jill. "DIME, Formerly DarkMail, Promises Secure Email".

External links

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



Top US Cities

Like2do.com was developed using defaultLogic.com's knowledge management platform. It allows users to manage learning and research. Visit defaultLogic's other partner sites below:
PopFlock.com : Music Genres | Musicians | Musical Instruments | Music Industry