[cryptography] US Appeals Court upholds right not to decrypt a drive

ianG iang at iang.org
Sat Feb 25 07:53:05 EST 2012


On 25/02/12 23:01 PM, Bill St. Clair wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 6:36 AM, Peter Gutmann
> <pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz>  wrote:
>
>> Ditto.  One other thing that you need to add, the police are very, very good
>> at getting information out of people.  They've been doing it with hardened
>> criminals for decades, so your average random geek is no problem.
>
> Which is why the average random geek needs to be reminded, over and
> over again, that you NEVER talk to the police. Not a word. Ever. If
> you're feeling kind, write them a note, "I don't talk to police." They
> should leave wondering whether you're mute.


Keep reminding .... meanwhile, he said:

 >> Ditto.  One other thing that you need
 >> to add, the police are very, very good
 >> at getting information out of people.
 >> They've been doing it with hardened
 >> criminals for decades, so your average
 >> random geek is no problem.


iang



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