The German police can now hack into computers and phones, without the target having to have committed a crime. Even though a Berlin court has just ruled evidence from similar hacks originating outside of Germany to be inadmissible in criminal proceedings in the country.
The German government wants to put trojans on its citizens' phones and other devices to crack end-to-end encrypted communications. And it wants to do it with as little due process as possible. Welcome to another battle in the Crypto Wars!
Let me tell you a story about how the CIA and BND for decades completely backdoored the crypto machines used by many of the world's governments for top secret messages. And not only that, they also made good money doing it!