tmk writes: "The German Supreme Court began a hearing about the use of Trojan Horses by German secret services. In spring the German administration admitted to conduct hidden online searches on PCs and has stopped the programme until the Supreme Court reached a decision. The secretary of Interior plans a law that permits the Federal Police of Germany to use Trojan horses to investigate terror suspects. Critics fear new security laws could turn Germany from a "legal state" to a "preventive state"."
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