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German Government prepares Law for backdoors and hacking back

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The German Government is preparing a law that will force hardware vendors to include a backdoor in their products and to allow its unit to hack back.

The German Government is preparing a law that will force hardware vendors to include a backdoor in their products. The law aims to allow law enforcement agencies to use backdoors to gather information during their investigations.

The law would target devices in any industry, including telecommunications, automotiveand IoT products.

According to local news outletRedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland (RND),GermanOfficials are expected to submit their proposal for debate this week.

“The acting Federal Minister of the Interior Thomas de Maizière (CDU) wants to oblige the industry, German security authorities to open digital gateway for the spying on private cars, computers and smart TVs.” states the news outlet.

“The application is overwritten with “Need for action on the legal obligation of third parties for measures of covert...(continued)

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