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US Government: We Can Jail You Indefinitely for Not Decrypting Your Data - or Having a Bad Memory


Science & Tech  (tags: computers, security, police, encryption )

Freya
- 474 days ago - theregister.co.uk
The US government is fighting to keep a former police officer in prison because he claims not to be able to remember the code to decrypt two hard drives under investigation.



   

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Sue H (7)
Wednesday November 1, 2017, 2:32 pm
Seriously disturbing.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday November 1, 2017, 4:09 pm
...and what is about all the questionable things Trump doesn't remember anymore he'd done? Will he also be jailed up? I guess, he deserves it more that this former policeman!
 

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday November 1, 2017, 11:29 pm
What are they going to do with people who start developing memory issues? Boys they are crazy with using a scare tactic/threat like that. I've heard it all now. Thanks Freya
 

Walter F (129)
Thursday November 2, 2017, 12:09 am
He can be charged with contempt of court and detained indefinitely at the ruling of the court for refusing to testify, That legal ruling already exists in many countries.including ours...
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Thursday November 2, 2017, 4:08 am
Shared news article and analysis over social media to raise and spread awareness.
 

Lenore K (0)
Friday November 3, 2017, 8:04 pm
no
 

Danuta W (1251)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 3:57 am
noted
 
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