Fourth Circuit Upholds Contempt Against Lavabit, Doesn’t Decide Gov’t Access to Encryption Keys

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Author(s):
  • Jennifer Granick
Publish Date:
April 16, 2014
Publication Title:
Just Security, April 16, 2014
Format:
Online Discussion Forum/Blogs
Citation(s):
  • Jennifer Granick, Fourth Circuit Upholds Contempt Against Lavabit, Doesn’t Decide Gov’t Access to Encryption Keys, Just Security, April 16, 2014.
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Abstract

The Fourth Circuit did not decide whether 18 U.S.C. §§ 3124 requires disclosure of encryption keys, saying that Lavabit had waived the issue by failing to concisely raise it with the District Court.