A comparative analysis of Zimbabwe’s proposed digital crime law

The Zimbabwean government is increasing its computer forensics investigation capabilities through a proposed cyber- crime law, which is still at draft bill stage. If passed, this law would allow the authorities to remotely install spying tools onto a person’s device. A magistrate could authorize such actions if they are satisfied on the basis of an application by a police officer. The application would need to state that there are reasonable grounds to believe that applying non-invasive instruments listed in the bill cannot collect essential evidence, which is reasonably required for the purposes of a criminal investigation. Read more A comparative analysis of Zimbabwe’s proposed cyber crime law

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