Miranda detention, passwords given up

Igor Mozolevsky mozolevsky at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 18:46:59 BST 2013

On 20 August 2013 18:40, Francis Davie wrote:

> 2013/8/20 Igor Mozolevsky:
> > I was thinking about that, but then it seemed rather broad- the US
> > government telling the Russian government that granting any form of
> asylum
> > to Snowden would have serious adverse consequences would then amount to
> an
> Those "serious adverse consequences" would have to fall within one of
> the list in s1(2). The point about 1(2)(e) is that we all know that
> seriously interfering with the operation of an electronic system is
> much easier (and less serious really) than the rest of the list which
> involves killing or hurting people or acts of a similar nature.

I went to see what the Act says about it after I posted the quick reply,
and, as you say, under 1(2)(e) one would need to "seriously interfere ...
or disrupt an electronic system". I doubt merely copying data from the NSA
to some removable device would amount to interference or disruption let
alone a serious one if such copying was not outside SOP for the clearance
level that Snowden had...

Igor M.
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