German left slam email spy plan
Left-wing members of the ruling coalition have objected strongly to plans by the German interior ministry to enlist email spy software to monitor terror suspects.
A ministry spokesman confirmed that the proposed plank of new anti-terror legislation vetted the use of "Trojans" which smuggle themselves into a suspect's computer disguised as a harmless email. It would then feed information back to police servers whenever the computer was connected to the internet.
At Australian IT.
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