Some legal trouble with TOR in France

Dave Page grimoire at
Sun May 14 13:59:52 UTC 2006

On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 03:58:06PM +0200, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 02:32:50PM +0100, Dave Page wrote:

> > Under the British "Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act", they
> > would simply confiscate the entire machine, demand any
> > authentication tokens required to access it, and lock you up if you
> > refused to surrender them.  I believe similar laws exist in most EU
> > jurisdictions now.

> Tony's point was that you could arrange not to have the authentication
> tokens anymore. You better hope they believe you when you say you
> don't have it, though.

Not having the authentication tokens counts as refusing to surrender

Dave Page <grimoire at>
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