Feb 252011
 
 February 25, 2011  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, Non-U.S., Surveillance

A draft amendment of the Coercive Measures Act would give the police the power to install so-called spyware on a suspect’s computer, the Finnish News Agency (STT) has learnt.

Spyware commonly refers to software installed on a computer without the user’s consent.

If passed the law would effectively authorise the police to break or hack into computers, seriously undermining data privacy.

Read more in the Helsinki Times.

  One Response to “Finnish government wants police to have spyware powers”

  1. Ya It is a good idea. Now a days, lot of fraudulent happening in the world.
    So Police want some power to overcome such type of activity.

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