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State of Surveillance

Human Rights Activists Are Asking 8 Countries How Much They Spy on Each Other's Citizens

Are international surveillance agreements just a way to avoid local anti-spying laws?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.13.17
nsa

This Is What the World's Spies Used Instead of MSN Messenger

InfoWorkSpace was pretty advanced for 2003, but damn is it painful to look at today.
Joseph Cox
8.11.16
uk

British Spies May Soon Be Able To Get Data Straight From American Companies

“Last time they did this, we assembled the Minutemen.”
Janus Kopfstein
2.7.16
News

Canadian Spies May Have Unintentionally Exposed Canadians to Foreign Spying

Canada's secretive spy agency is left crossing its fingers.
Jordan Pearson
1.28.16
Australia

Australia’s Dystopian Data Law Is Changing the Internet Spying Game

Metadata collection isn't just for secret government programs anymore.
Jordan Pearson
8.31.15
Features

When Canada Learned It Had Spies

The government had constantly denied that Canada was involved in spying or espionage—until an enterprising young Englishman named William Macadam came along.
Graham Templeton
8.5.15
News

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 version of the NSA.
Justin Ling
4.2.15
Art

Edward Snowden's Smashed Laptop Belongs to Everyone

The London museum's 'All of This Belongs to You' explores privacy in the digital age and the place of museums in a contemporary city.
Kevin Holmes
4.2.15
SURVEILLANCE

NSA Targeted a Canadian Bank and Telecom Company Reveals New Snowden Doc

According to a new report, the US security agency has been monitoring the private network traffic of Rogers and Royal Bank of Canada.
Jordan Pearson
3.17.15
News

New Edward Snowden Documents Call Out New Zealand for Spying On its South Pacific Neighbours

They Allege New Zealand is collecting email, phone, and social media communications and sharing it with the NSA.
Girard Dorney
3.5.15
FRANCE

Meet Babar, a New Malware Almost Certainly Created by France

Copies of the “fully blown espionage tool, built to excessively spy,” were discovered by researchers last year, and detailed in a new report.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.18.15
Canada

Teens Obediently Ask Snowden Boring Questions About Resisting Surveillance

Edward Snowden's spirit animal is a cat, not that anyone was allowed to ask.
Ishmael N. Daro
2.3.15
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