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US Judge Rules Defendant Can Be Forced To Decrypt Hard Drive 1047

A Commentor writes "Perhaps to balance the good news with the Supreme Court ruling on GPS, a judge in Colorado has ordered a defendant to decrypt her hard drive. The government doesn't have the capability to break the PGP encryption, and 'the Fifth Amendment is not implicated by requiring production of the unencrypted contents' of the defendant's computer."
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US Judge Rules Defendant Can Be Forced To Decrypt Hard Drive

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