BBCR4 on Crypto-wars today at 13:30

Peter Fairbrother zenadsl6186 at
Mon Mar 17 20:49:50 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. Not
> about who could ask criminals to open their safe with the evidence inside.

Oh, and there was (and is afaik) no power to force people to open the 
safe. The Courts could issue a warrant or other power so that the Police 
etc could open the safe, if they could - but they could not force the 
owner to open it.

-- Peter Fairbrother

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