Two convicted in U.K. for refusal to decrypt data
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Thu Aug 13 14:40:42 CEST 2009
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And if you look at the cases reported, these are not system admins refusing to divulge data, or even regular people trying to protect their privacy - they are child molestors and wanna-be terrorists.
encrytion is about maintaining personal and data privacy; it's not about having a tool to break the law.
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> Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 06:59:55 -0400
> From: shavital at mac.com
> Subject: Re: Two convicted in U.K. for refusal to decrypt data
> To: gnupg-users at gnupg.org
> Faramir wrote the following on 8/13/09 3:32 AM:
>> Unfortunately, it is not unusual people forgets the passphrases used
>> to protect files, or secret keys...
>> Best Regards
> "Two people have been successfully prosecuted for *refusing* to provide
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