Two convicted in U.K. for refusal to decrypt data

Steve Kennedy steve-gnupg at
Thu Aug 13 20:00:29 CEST 2009

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 01:09:34PM -0400, Steven W. Orr wrote:

> Scuze me? I thought this was the gnupg list! I'm sorta new at this stuff but
> I'm expecting just a bit more expertise from the people contributing to this
> conversation.

I think the point is that they were done under RIP and you can be
prosecuted for refusing to hand over keys to encrypted systems.

It's unlikely a judge would find you guilty (or a jury) if you didn't
have the keys).

All in the name of terrorism though ...


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