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Federal Judge Says There’s Nothing Wrong With Police Forcing You to Unlock Your Cellphone

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Federal Judge Says There’s Nothing Wrong With Police Forcing You to Unlock Your Cellphone

While a federal judge has already issued the ruling in one case, Hanni Fakhoury, an attorney for the digital rights advocacy organization Electronic Frontier Foundation said the issue is likely to appear before more judges.

“You can expect to see more cases where authorities are thwarted by encryption, and the result is you’ll see more requests that suspects decrypt phones themselves. And by requests, I mean demands. As in, you do it or you’ll be held in contempt of court,” he said.

Friday, October 31, 2014
The Blaze

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