Two convicted for refusal to decrypt data

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by snowdrift, Aug 12, 2009.

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  1. snowdrift

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  2. Countermail

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    Yes, it's a strange law, if someone forgets their password they can get up to 5 years in prison!
    However, there are only a few countries that have this law:

    Picture from: http://rechten.uvt.nl/koops/cryptolaw/cls-sum.htm
    The light blue countries have a law demanding decryption:
     

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