On 7/18/18, John Newman <jnn AT synfin.org
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 06:37:19PM -0400, grarpamp wrote:
>> In a Tampa courtroom, Judge Gregory Holder held William Montanez
>> in contempt of court for failure to unlock a mobile device. What
>> led to this was a frightening slippery slope that threatens our
>> Fourth Amendment rights to the core. Montanez was stopped for failing
>> to yield properly. After being pulled over, the officer asked to
>> search his car; Montanez refused, so the officer held him until a
>> drug dog was brought in to give the officer enough probable cause
>> to search the vehicle. They found a misdemeanor amount of marijuana,
>> which they used to arrest Montenez, but they asked to search his
>> two cellphones, which he also refused. They were able to secure a
>> warrant for those as well, but Montenez claimed he had forgotten
>> his password. The result: Montanez is being held in contempt of
>> court and is serving a six-month jail sentence.
>> "I don't know the code, sir," he stated.
>> So the judge found him in civil contempt and threw him in jail.
> ARG! Fucking disgusting. At least he didn't have a fingerprint or
> "FaceID" unlock setup, or they could've manhandled him into unlocking it
> biometrically. So, basically: keep using a PIN code (which can still be
> broken, but is rather a PITA for the pigs).
> GPG fingerprint: 17FD 615A D20D AFE8 B3E4 C9D2 E324 20BE D47A 78C7