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Feds Back Away From Forced Decryption … For Now

Federal prosecutors have formally dropped demands that a child-porn suspect give up his encryption keys in a closely watched case, but experts warn the issue of forced decryption is very much alive and is likely to encompass a larger swath of Americans as crypto adoption becomes mainstream.

“I think we’re going to see more of this in the courts,” said Hanni Fakhoury, a staff attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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