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Offline Piru

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Landmark ruling on crypto
« on: February 24, 2012, 08:32:29 AM »
Court rules that TrueCrypt user cannot be compelled to decrypt hard disk

http://www.ca11.uscourts.gov/opinions/ops/201112268.pdf
 

Offline commodorejohn

Re: Landmark ruling on crypto
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2012, 01:56:32 PM »
Good. I wonder if they won't take this to the Supreme Court, but it's damn good to see the 5th amendment being held fast.
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Offline Tripitaka

Re: Landmark ruling on crypto
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2012, 01:13:21 AM »
Thanks Piru, it's nice to have some good news in these days of control freak psycho governments.
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Offline Bennymee

Re: Landmark ruling on crypto
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2012, 06:29:39 AM »
Quote from: Tripitaka;684866
Thanks Piru, it's nice to have some good news in these days of control freak psycho governments.


Is it always good ?

This man used (problably Truecrypt) encryption:

http://www.security.nl/artikel/35680/1/%22Robert_M._gebruikte_waarschijnlijk_TrueCrypt%22.html

He abused more then 60 young children, the youngest one was 19 days.
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Re: Landmark ruling on crypto
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2012, 06:54:44 AM »
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Is it always good ?

This man used (problably Truecrypt) encryption:

http://www.security.nl/artikel/35680/1/%22Robert_M._gebruikte_waarschijnlijk_TrueCrypt%22.html

He abused more then 60 young children, the youngest one was 19 days.
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Re: Landmark ruling on crypto
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2012, 04:58:18 PM »
How would forbidding encryption prevent child abuse?