Canada still hasn't developed new rules for intelligence sharing with U.S. and allies
It’s been four years since a commissioner recommended Ottawa put more rules on its spying relationship with the Five Eyes. The Trudeau government says they’re still working on it.
Canada Calls For Its Allies to Monitor Far-Right Extremism
“We need the clear-eyed recognition that terrorist threats do not emanate exclusively from savage outfits like Daesh, Al-Qaeda or the Taliban.”
The RCMP wants to build a 'new public narrative' on online surveillance, documents show
An RCMP memo lays out how the police force wants to rebrand and reframe the debate, as Justin Trudeau's government gets set to introduce legislation to amend C-51.
We Spoke to Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister in Germany, Where No One Taps Phones
Even though Snowden docs prove that G7 forums are a popular venue for international spying, Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson isn't too concerned.
The Guy Who Oversees Canada’s Cyberspy Agency Is Cash-Strapped and Worried
The Commissioner for the Communications Security Establishment says he's concerned he doesn't have the resources to oversee Canada's NSA.
The Harper Government Still Thinks CSE Is Acting Legally
Even though we all know your downloads of Game of Thrones are getting snooped on right this second.
We Learned Very Little about Canada’s Cybersurveillance Agency, CSEC, in 2014
Except for a new report, which shows they joke about monitoring hockey fans.
Canada’s Cyberspy Agency, CSEC, Hijacks Computers Worldwide to Build Their Spynet
A string of new reports reveal that CSEC has been building a network of hijacked computers worldwide in order to advance its spying missions. But whose computers are they taking over in the name of Canadian national security?
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VICE Canada Conversations: Ronald Deibert
VICE Canada's Managing Editor Patrick McGuire sat down with Ronald Deibert, Canada's foremost cybersurveillance expert. If you were ever curious about how and why our government monitors the internet, you should check this out.
How Does CSEC Work with the World’s Most Connected Telecom Company?
While most of the Canadian media focused its attention on whether or not CSEC was spying on Canadians through free airport WiFi earlier this year, the mention of an American telecom giant, Neustar, in their leaked spy presentation raises several...
Canada's Spies Are Out of Control
News broke recently that CSEC, Canada's NSA, was testing out a spying program on thousands of travellers in a major Canadian airport in 2012. Now the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association and digital rights group OpenMedia are suing CSEC for...
CSEC, Canada’s NSA, Is Using Free Airport WiFi to Spy on Canadians
This morning, Ronald Deibert and U of T’s Citizen Lab released a bombshell story about CSEC from the Snowden files. Apparently the agency is using free Airport WiFi as a means to track Canadians as they travel throughout the globe.