Nsa Spying


How NSA Leaks Spooked Canadian Spies

OTTAWA - The massive intelligence leak by former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden prompted Canada's secret eavesdropping agency to review its policies on sharing information with the Americans and o...

CSEC Defends Spying On Allies

Canada’s electronic spy agency is defending its espionage activities against countries around the world, including trading partners — often at the request of the U.S. — as necessary to support governm...

Stop Snooping, Tech Giants Urge

WASHINGTON - Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten the techno...

No Answers From Canada's Top Spy

News that Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government allowed the largest American spy agency to conduct widespread surveillance in Canada during the 2010 G8 and G20 summits isn't drawing a r...

When Big Brother Spies, Spy Right Back

The National Security Agency has been busy quietly collecting information ranging from how often Americans call their grandparents to the nasty emails they write about colleagues. And Canadians aren't exempt from Big Brother's watch. Though it's tempting to feel like characters in Nineteen Eighty-Four, there's one important difference between the Orwellian world and our society: in 2013, the citizens spy too. Though the authorities may be watching us, we're staring right back at them through the lens of our cellphone cameras. Welcome to citizen surveillance.

'A Recipe For Incompetence'

Six years after Canada's three most secretive agencies were supposed to set up a way to protect whistleblowers reporting wrongdoing within their ranks, they have finally all complied. The national se...