§ 18.2-152.15

Encryption used in criminal activity

Any person who willfully uses encryption to further any criminal activity shall be guilty of an offense which is separate and distinct from the predicate criminal activity and punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor.”Encryption” means the enciphering of intelligible data into unintelligible form or the deciphering of unintelligible data into intelligible form.


1999, c. 455.


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