ProtonMail Explains Why It Shared a User's IP Address With
Even a secure email service can't ignore a legally binding
order from Swiss authorities.
By Matthew Humphries
6 Sep 2021, 3:52 p.m.
ProtonMail advertises itself as the world's largest secure
email service, and yet it recently shared the IP address and
device details of a customer with Swiss and French authorities,
which led to an arrest.
"While ProtonMail didn't cooperate with French authorities,
French police sent a request to Swiss police via Europol to
force the company to obtain the IP address of one of its
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