Web lists-archives.com

Re: De-Branding of Icedove, reintroducing Thunderbird packages into Debian

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <pochu@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On 16/02/17 20:14, Adam Borowski wrote:
>> Following good general practice and having the disk encrypted is of no
>> help as they force you to enter your password, often with multi-year jail
>> time (UK) if you fail to comply.
> Link?

I think he's talking about RIPA, in which case:


  Section 5A:   up to 5 years for national security cases (which is pretty much
  anything these days it seems) or 2 years max otherwise.

The "tipping-off" stuff is lovely too:


I guess one might end up needing a lawyer to know if revoking one's
compromised keys is something that will also get you a 5 year sabbatical.

Cheers, Phil.
|)|  Philip Hands  [+44 (0)20 8530 9560]  HANDS.COM Ltd.
|-|  http://www.hands.com/    http://ftp.uk.debian.org/
|(|  Hugo-Klemm-Strasse 34,   21075 Hamburg,    GERMANY

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: PGP signature