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The VICE Morning Bulletin

Twenty-five-year-old arrested for alleged NSA leak, Qatari flights suspended amid diplomatic crisis, London mayor floats canceling Trump visit, and more.
VICE Staff
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Visualize the Scale of a US-Mexico Border Wall with Help from DJ /rupture

Jace Clayton scored Josh Begley's short film using 200,000 satellite images downloaded from Google Maps.
THUMP Canada Staff
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'The Intercept' Just Published Secret Documents About Obama's Drone Wars

The online magazine dropped an eight-part series based on information provided by an anonymous whistleblower.
River Donaghey

The Head of the NSA Is on a Charm Offensive

Admiral Michael Rogers took his apology tour to Canada in order to repair relations with the citizenry it spied on.
Justin Ling

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.
Justin Ling

Are Canadian and British Spy Agencies Really Spying on People via Angry Birds?

It's either a weird spy joke or a[nother] very disturbing encroachment on smartphone users' privacy.
Patrick McGuire

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?
Patrick McGuire

Wikileaks Might Cause a Shitstorm This Week

Yesterday, Glenn Greenwald and The Intercept revealed the names of four out of five countries that the NSA is collecting the phone calls of using a program called MYSTIC. Now, Wikileaks is threatening to release the name of the fifth country in...
Patrick McGuire
Bad Cop Blotter

The Unknown Unknowns of the NSA

The revelations about America's most secretive intelligence agency keep coming: Today we found out that the NSA uses metadata and tracks the SIM cards of suspected terrorists' cellphones to locate targets for drone strikes.
Lucy Steigerwald