National Security Agency

Google's Latest Move Should Freak The NSA Right Out

CBC | Posted 12.24.2014 | Canada Business

The executive chairman of Google says the internet giant updated its encryption standards to make them unbreakable after learning the National Securit...

Feds Spent Millions Buying Phone Equipment From The NSA: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Business

The federal government spent more than $50 million buying high-security communications technology from the U.S. National Security Agency, according to...


CP | Eileen Sullivan, The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2014 | Canada

WASHINGTON - The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on American...

Co-Worker Helped Him Out

CP | Stephen Braun, The Associated Press | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada

WASHINGTON - A National Security Agency employee resigned from the agency after admitting to federal investigators that he gave former NSA analyst Edw...

Reports On NSA Leaks Reveal TOO Much

CBC | Posted 04.10.2014 | Canada

News organizations publishing leaked National Security Agency documents have inadvertently disclosed the names of at least six intelligence workers an...

NSA Chips In 100,000 Foreign Computers: Report

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada

WASHINGTON - The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but not in the United States — tha...

NSA Bulk Collection Of Phone Records Violates Constitution Ban: Judge

CP | Frederic J. Frommer, The Associated Press | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada

WASHINGTON - In a ruling with potentially far-reaching consequences, a federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency's bulk collecti...

NSA Leaks On Canadian Surveillance Coming: Greenwald

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

Glenn Greenwald — the journalist who, through his source Edward Snowden, revealed a massive domestic and foreign spying operation by the NSA — s...

Even The Guy Who Ushered In The Patriot Act Is Shocked

CP | Lara Jakes, The Associated Press | Posted 12.28.2013 | Canada

WASHINGTON - A Republican congressman now wants to scale back some of the counterterror laws he once championed, citing an overreach by the National S...

What Does Canadian Telecom Know About You?

Michael Geist | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business
Michael Geist

Interestingly, the battle over the potential entry of Verizon into Canada may have opened the door to greater public scrutiny of the privacy practices of all telecom carriers. The debate unexpectedly features a privacy and surveillance dimension, with the incumbents and their unions raising fears about the link between Verizon and U.S. surveillance.

Why Was This Journalist's Partner Held For Nine Hours?

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.18.2013 | Canada

LONDON - A British lawmaker says he will ask police to explain why the partner of a journalist who received leaks from former National Security Agency...

Russia Fires Back

CP | Associated Press, The Associated Press | Posted 08.25.2013 | Canada

MOSCOW - Russia's foreign minister has rejected U.S. demands to extradite National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who has apparently stopped i...