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

From: Paul Schmehl <pschmehl_lists_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Jul 12 2011 - 18:20:45 GMT
To: "Thor (Hammer of God)" <thor@hammerofgod.com>, Chris Harries <chris.harries@omnicommediagroup.com>, full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk

Considering the fact that the US government no longer believes that the
Constitution applies to them, I suspect they can do whatever they want.

--On July 12, 2011 4:57:22 PM +0000 "Thor (Hammer of God)"
<thor@hammerofgod.com> wrote:

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> 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
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> 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
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> Yes and people have refused to
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> 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
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> I’m sure many of us will be following this closely:
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> http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-20078312-281/doj-we-can-force-you-to-de
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> I understand that in the UK, one can be prosecuted for not turning over
> actual encryption keys to .gov - Is that correct?
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> There’s no reason to think “outside the box”
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> Order “Thor’s Microsoft Security Bible”
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> Timothy Thor Mullen
> http://www.hammerofgod.com
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