The recent change to German law to implement the EU Framework Decision on Attacks against Information Systems (enacted in Paragraph 202c of the German Penal Code) has caused many security researchers based in Germany to look to move elsewhere, or to remove previously available research findings. The change in the law, which went into effect on August 10, criminalises the production, distribution, possession, and sale of tools that can be used to commit cybercrimes. Unfortunately, a strict interp[...]

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