CRIMINAL DEFENSE • DISCIPLINARY INVESTIGATIONS & HEARINGS

Tag: Computer Privacy

May
27

Former police officer jailed for seven months for failing to unlock his computers in child pornography investigation

A former police sergeant was found in contempt of court for failing to unlock the encryption on his computers in a child pornography investigation. Computer privacy advocates argue that the former officer, Francis Rawls, should not be forced to unlock the encrypted hard drives and potentially incriminate himself. Federal prosecutors say the hard drives contain…

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