BBCR4 on Crypto-wars today at 13:30

Peter Fairbrother zenadsl6186 at
Mon Mar 17 20:46:36 GMT 2014

On 17/03/14 20:08, Roland Perry wrote:
> In article <53271A2A.3040701 at>, Peter Fairbrother
> <zenadsl6186 at> writes
>> with the demands for keys in RIPA we lost the crypto wars in the UK.
> I thought the Crypto Wars were about making its usage legal, at all.

I'm pretty sure there was legal crypto before the wars - which were more 
about making it illegal.

> Not
> about who could ask criminals to open their safe with the evidence inside.

Criminals? Whatever happened to presumption of innocence? Until the safe 
is opened there is no evidence that they are criminals.

And indeed they may not be. RIPA part 2 doesn't just apply to criminals.

-- Peter Fairbrother

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