should law enforcement hack?

iconIn Germany we have an ongoing discussion about the question: should police or law enforment hack? Germany’s supreme court determined this month that police may not secretly hack into suspects‘ computers.  F-Secure made a quick poll on this issue (I guess not in the law enforcement community):

After analysing all answers, F-Secure stated:  „Germans were the least approving of police using hacking techniques, while Britons were the most willing.“

Feb 6th Poll Results

 Not surprising.