English 19-year-old jailed for refusal to disclose decryption key

Arshad Noor arshad.noor at strongauth.com
Wed Oct 6 19:34:34 EDT 2010

On 10/06/2010 03:55 PM, Joss Wright wrote:
> The .. Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act of 2000 (RIPA), ..
> allows for a maximum sentence of two years for refusing a
> request that encrypted data be "put into an intelligible form".

Five years, if a national security or child indecency case.


Arshad Noor
StrongAuth, Inc.

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