1997-05-21 - Re: encryption laws

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From: Steffen Zahn <zahn@berlin.snafu.de>
To: cypherpunks@algebra.com
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UTC Datetime: 1997-05-21 16:15:43 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 22 May 1997 00:15:43 +0800

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From: Steffen Zahn <zahn@berlin.snafu.de>
Date: Thu, 22 May 1997 00:15:43 +0800
To: cypherpunks@algebra.com
Subject: Re: encryption laws
Message-ID: <199705211558.RAA03639@n246-140.berlin.snafu.de>
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On Thu, 15 Jul 1993, Allan Thompson wrote:

>         Would it be possible for a court to subpeona a encrypted file or key,
> and order you to tell them the key ?
> If you didn't would you be held in 'contempt of court' ?

How about claiming that you used a OTP and then revealing the key?
Or should I say a key?


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