"They tell us that if you send or receive an email from outside the US, it will be read. If it's encrypted, they keep it for five years, presumably in the hopes of tech advancing to be able to decrypt it against your will and without your knowledge. Groklaw has readers all over the world," writes Jones, presumably talking about Gmail, which retains encrypted emails. "There is no way to do Groklaw without email," she continues, though she doesn't elaborate (presumably this is how she communicates with sources and legal advisers who like to remain anonymous). She says she is personally switching to Kolab, a Swiss email company, but that her "personal decision is to get off of the Internet to the degree it's possible."