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Bavarian Government Gets Up Close and Personal

Posted on July 7, 2008 - 17:05 by lmallek

The German state of Bavaria has approved laws that "allow the police to plant spyware":http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/07/07/bavaria_police_spyware_plan/ on the computers of suspected terrorists. While German federal laws restrict the government to infecting computers with email, Bavarian laws allow police to enter a suspect's home to physically infect the machine.