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 February 11, 2012  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Via FourthAmendment.com, this report by John Fontana of ZDNet:

A woman who pleaded the Fifth Amendment before being ordered by a federal court to provide a password to decrypt a computer hard drive is appealing the order and now citing the Fourth Amendment.

The case drew national attention when the accused, Ramona Fricosu, argued that surrendering a password was a violation of her Fifth Amendment rights, which protect against self-incrimination.

Read more on ZDNet.  However this turns out, this case is one that will be talked about for years to come.

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