Monday, 27 February 2012

Personal data encryption, IT and the Fifth Amendment

Tech Sanity Check

TechRepublic Member | February 27, 2012

Editor's note
Don't miss the latest stories from Mobile World Congress 2012 from CNET and ZDNet in the links below. -Jason

Personal data encryption, IT and the Fifth Amendment

Last week, a federal court for the first time ruled that the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution -- the right to not self-incriminate -- protects against "forced decryption." Read more

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