Reply to post: Re: Forced password entry not possible

FYI: Yeah, the cops can force your finger onto a suspect's iPhone to see if it unlocks, says judge

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Re: Forced password entry not possible

"But there’s no way to force someone to enter a password, whatever a court may rule. You can coerce them with threats of fines and imprisonment, but you can’t actually compel compliance."

Not true. Courts can, and have, jailed people until they decide to provide the password. Legally, you can be jailed indefinitely or until you comply, whichever comes first.

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