Mar 202017
 
 March 20, 2017  Court

Thomas Claburn reports:

The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld a lower court ruling of contempt against a chap who claimed he couldn’t remember the password to decrypt his computer’s hard drives.

In so doing, the appeals court opted not to address a lower court’s rejection of the defendant’s argument that being forced to reveal his password violated his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination.

Read more on The Register.

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