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I travelled recently for 2 months going in and out to the USA, with an old Lenovo Laptop, 6 hard drives, and a dozen USB drives, and I've only been asked once at the canadian border what was the boxes ("it's hard drives"), why I had so many ("backups"), and it was just "Oooh OK ! Next." so I think you're really OK with all your belongings
The legislation in question is section 3A of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (this section was added to the original text of the CMA by section 37 of the Police and Justice Act 2006): 3A Making, supplying or obtaining articles for use in offence under section 1 or 3 (1) A person is guilty of an offence if he makes, adapts, supplies or offers to ...
The only thing that allows this is common sense. In reality pretty much every security testing team could fall foul of this as it is very broad. Luckily our legal system is not yet that stupid, so 'intent' is the important point here.
I'm not sure this question is answerable on this website (however IMHO it remains a good question and I thank you for this document which highlights the legal impact that using a honeypot may have). In fact, the document you are linking explains that legal rules surrounding honeypots will deeply vary depending: On the exact type of honeypot you setup, The ...
Short answer, I do not think that any society will prosecute anyone for removing illegal content. You are just cleaning some mess, that's all you are doing. Would you talk about uploading new content of the same kind, creating new accounts for such usage, etc., then anonymity would be preferable. But here you are just cleaning your account. From a more ...
It never hurts to anonymize the traffic. Chances are nothing is going to happen either way, but if you do login hide the current IP address. It would depend on log retention length and a LOT of other factors.
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