Spanish police might use trojans to spy computers

A draft law proposes to give authorities access to an individual’s electronic device


Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón, Spanish Minister of Justice, has ordered the design of a Criminal Procedure Code's draft, which authorises the police to install trojans on computers from guarded individuals.

The text might provide remote control over computers, including tablets and smartphones, related with sentences up to three years, cybercrime, terrorism, and organised crime. However, judges will have to justify the need of intervention before allowing police to take action.
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