In U.S. v. Fricosu, a ruling that some believe undermines Fifth Amendment protections in the digital age, a Colorado federal judge is requiring a woman to produce an unencrypted version of her Toshiba laptop's hard drive to prosecutors in a mortgage fraud case. Ramona Fricosu of Peyton, Colo., and her incarcerated ex-husband, were indicted in 2010 on bank fraud charges, according to The Denver Post, in a "complex mortgage scam." When investigators served a search warrant on her home, they seized the laptop with the encrypted drive ... [MORE]
What 'U.S. v. Fricosu' Could Mean for Encryption, E-Discovery
Law Technology News
January 26, 2012
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