From The Local:
Federal justice minister Heiko Maas will seek to criminalize the buying and selling of stolen data following Tuesday’s news of the mass theft of login details by a Russian hacker group.
“At the moment we’re checking how we can close criminal loopholes in the area of data fencing,” the Social Democrat (SPD) politician told the Hannover-based Neue Presse.
Until now only the act of theft and the use of stolen data have been against the law, with trading in a legal grey area.
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