Court: Unscrambling Hard Drive Is Unconstitutional
By: Carrie Johnson
February 24, 2012
A federal appeals court has ruled for the first time that a suspect in a child porn case does not need to unlock his thoroughly-scrambled computer hard drives because it would violate his Fifth Amendment rights. That ruling conflicts with two other cases, including one this week where a Denver-based appeals court says a Romanian immigrant needs to turn over an unencrypted version of her laptop hard drive to help authorities pursue a mortgage fraud case.
President Obama and Hillary Clinton wanted the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union. But Clinton opponent Donald Trump hailed the vote to leave the EU, drawing parallels with the U.S. presidential campaign.
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