Spanish Parliament has adopted a significant amendment to the Spanish Criminal Procedure Code in order to regulate technological investigation measures On 6 October 2015, Organic Law 13/2015 amending the Spanish Criminal Procedure Code to the reinforcement of procedural guarantees and to the regulation of technological investigation measures, was adopted. This amendment was approved due to the urgent need to adapt the Criminal Procedure Code to new technologies. It aims to reinforce the State's capacity to face new criminal activities and, at the same time to protect the right to privacy. In particular, the amendment covers some of the following points: Technological investigation measures that include the interception of emails, SMS, MMS or any other form of telematics bilateral communication. The use of electronic signature that certificates the information provided to the judge, in order to ensure the truthfulness of the technical supports at the disposal of the Court. The use of a communications' capture and recording system in some specific cases. The establishment of a procedure to erase and eliminate the original records, once the legal proceeding has been completed. The use of technical tracking devices. Registry of built-in mass storage computing devices. Any of the above measures are subject to prior judicial authorization given that they imply an interference to the right to privacy. For more information, please contact Raul Rubio, Patricia Perez, Rosario Alvarez, Ignacio Vela, Alvaro Ubeda or Cristina Monereo.