Dutch to force suspects to show passwords

2012-11-28 22:33
Scientists have said they had devised software that can swiftly trace terror suspects, computer viruses, rumour-mongering and infectious diseases back to their source.

Scientists have said they had devised software that can swiftly trace terror suspects, computer viruses, rumour-mongering and infectious diseases back to their source. (Shutterstock)

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The proposal comes after a paedophile called Robert M was sentenced to 18 years in jail earlier this year for abusing some 67 very young children.

The justice minister said he still needed to lay out the penalty for refusal to comply with a so-called "decryption mandate", but that he wanted it to be far heavier than the current three months imposed for refusal to comply with an official order.

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