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The Government Finally Admitted They Illegally Spy On Us and Nobody Cares
A watchdog report released publicly last week said CSE collected info on Canadians and gave it to other countries.
February 2, 2016

Canada’s electronic spy agency broke privacy laws by collecting metadata about Canadians, then sharing it with other countries. The issue was exposed in a watchdog report that was released to the public last week.

Andray and Supriya speak to Amanda Connolly, national security reporter for iPolitics, about what exactly the Communications Security Establishment did wrong and whether there’s any reason to expect it won’t happen again.

Amanda wrote about the report here.

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