German authorities are preparing a law that will force device manufacturers to include backdoors within their products that law enforcement agencies could use at their discretion for legal investigations.
The law would target all modern devices, such as cars, phones, computers, IoT products, and more.
Officials are expected to submit their proposed law for debate this week, according to local news outlet RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland (RND).
A really lousy idea: if backdoors (or flaws) are present within IT systems, the bad guys WILL find and exploit them. It's gonna happen...