Interview with Germany's Justice Minister 'This Software Can Do Things Forbidden by the Constitution'

A Trojan horse that can provide German investigators with unconstitutional access to targeted computers? SPIEGEL ONLINE spoke with Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger about the allegations and whether the scandal could drive another wedge into Chancellor Merkel's governing coalition.
German authorities have allegedly been using a Trojan horse for surveillance purposes that goes far beyond what the country's constitutional court allows.

German authorities have allegedly been using a Trojan horse for surveillance purposes that goes far beyond what the country's constitutional court allows.

Foto: Wolfram Steinberg/ dpa
Interview conducted by Severin Weiland