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Pedos volunteered system passwords to cops
14 February 2001

'A spokeswoman for the National Crime Squad told The Independent that "We were only able to get into their systems when they voluntarily gave us their passwords."

If the same situation were to arise today, the suspect would be obliged, under the RIP Act, to furnish the investigators with the key to decrypt their data. However, the Operation Cathedral investigation predated the Act becoming law.' link

Posted by SteveC at 03:53 PM Wed 14 Feb 2001 Categories: RIP Forced Decryption (Part III) , Surveillance & Security , The Register