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#1 OFFLINE   V.T. Eric Layton

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Posted 28 February 2012 - 09:48 PM

Appeals Court Upholds Constitutional Right Against Forced Decryption

#2 OFFLINE   amenditman


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Posted 28 February 2012 - 11:25 PM

I read a long, technical discussion about this case. It might have been on Groklaw.

The reason given by the court for siding with the defendant was that the act of decrypting and turning over the data could implicate him in other crimes he was not under suspicion of commiting. Since they would be on a big fishing trip, the court refused to allow the prosecution to see the decrypted data.

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