Fwd: It's time for PGP to die.
2014-667rhzu3dc-lists-groups at riseup.net
Tue Aug 19 23:39:51 CEST 2014
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On Tuesday 19 August 2014 at 10:05:23 PM, in
<mid:53F3BC13.8040201 at sixdemonbag.org>, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> What the prosecutor is offering there is, "you will plead guilty to
> lesser charges, but I'm only willing to do this if you're willing to
> show me the full extent of your illegal activities, so cough up the
> passphrase so I can verify it for myself."
> When you're facing coercion, you're not getting anything out of the
In my opinion that is pure semantics.
The situation you described can be characterised as the prosecutor
telling the accused that they will suffer X regardless, plus the
threat that they will additionally suffer Y if they refuse to
That seems to resemble the definition of Coercion :-
"The action or practice of persuading someone to do something by using
force or threats."
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