The new email platform is called ProtonMail, BostInno reports. The service’s five brainy founders met while working at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland. They bonded over a shared desire to build an email service even more secure than Lavabit, Mr. Snowden’s now-defunct email service of choice.
They have incorporated in Switzerland.
So yes, Owners of businesses are taking risks that employees don't have to, and they should have the right to pick the most cost-effective suppliers. But we should draw the line at competitors who are trying to cheat the system to gain an upper-hand.
Leveraging always beats prototyping.