EFF: Dutch government proposes cyberattacks against everyone

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Dutch Government Proposes Cyberattacks Against… Everyone

EFF – October 22, 2012
By Eva Galperin and Katitza Rodriguez and Peter Eckersley

Last week, the Dutch Minister of Safety and Justice asked the Parliament of the Netherlands1 to pass a law allowing police to obtain warrants to do the following:

  • Install malware on targets’ private computers
  • Conduct remote searches on local and foreign computers to collect evidence
  • Delete data on remote computers in order to disable the accessibility of “illegal files.” Continue reading