Saturday, 20 July 2013

Land Of The Free-er

July 1, 2013

Feds Worry Defendant in Forced Decryption Case Will Forget Passwords

"Federal prosecutors are urging a federal judge to demand a Wisconsin man immediately decrypt several hard drives they believe contain child pornography.

The authorities have been litigating the constitutionality of the decryption issue for months, and want the suspect, Jeffrey Feldman, to decrypt the drives before he forgets the passwords. Federal prosecutors say Feldman can, even after decrypting, continue litigating his claim that the Fifth Amendment protects him from having to unlock at least seven hard drives in the case."

Here’s a Good Reason to Encrypt Your Data [well, in the USA]

Judge: Child porn suspect doesn't need to decrypt files

Child-Porn Suspect Ordered to Decrypt His Own Data

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