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Re: [Full-disclosure] Encrypted files and the 5th amendment

From: Thor (Hammer of God) <thor_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Jul 12 2011 - 16:57:22 GMT
To: Chris Harries <chris.harries@omnicommediagroup.com>, "full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk" <full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk>

I would imagine so. Do you know of people actually being prosecuted for not turning over keys? How does the "I forgot" defense work over there?

t

From: Chris Harries [mailto:chris.harries@omnicommediagroup.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 9:56 AM
To: Thor (Hammer of God); full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk
Subject: RE: Encrypted files and the 5th amendment

Yes and people have refused to

From: full-disclosure-bounces@lists.grok.org.uk [mailto:full-disclosure-bounces@lists.grok.org.uk] On Behalf Of Thor (Hammer of God)
Sent: 12 July 2011 17:52
To: full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk
Subject: [Full-disclosure] Encrypted files and the 5th amendment

I'm sure many of us will be following this closely:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-20078312-281/doj-we-can-force-you-to-decrypt-that-laptop/

I understand that in the UK, one can be prosecuted for not turning over actual encryption keys to .gov - Is that correct?

T

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