Broadcaster faces £20,000 fine for showing unencrypted sexually explicit material –

Posted August 28th, 2008 in encryption, media, news, pornography by sally

“A UK broadcaster has been fined £20,000 for showing sexually explicit content on a free-to-air television channel. Satellite Entertainment Ltd (SEL) breached regulator Ofcom’s Broadcasting Code, it said.”

Full story, 27th August 2008


Campaigners hit by decryption law – BBC News

Posted November 21st, 2007 in encryption, investigatory powers, news, police by sally

“Animal rights activists are thought to be the first Britons to be asked to hand over to the police keys to data encrypted on their computers.”

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BBC News, 20th November 2007


UK police can now force you to reveal decryption keys – The Register

Posted October 3rd, 2007 in encryption, investigatory powers, news by sally

“Users of encryption technology can no longer refuse to reveal keys to UK authorities after amendments to the powers of the state to intercept communications took effect on Monday (Oct 1).”

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The Register, 3rd October 2007