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NSA

Canada's spy watchdogs should not be acting as lobbyists

Many are expressing outrage now that the public has become aware that Chuck Strahl is acting as a lobbyist for Enbridge, the company hoping to build a controversial oil pipeline...

What Canadians need to know about CSEC spying

CSEC spying on Canadian Internet users a violation of how their private online information is handled

A Pro-Internet Top 10 To Do List for James Moore

A Pro-Internet Top 10 To Do List for James Moore

Personal information at risk as spying agencies tap the cloud

The move towards the security and efficiency of data-sharing and cloud-based computing is at risk as increased government surveillance exploits access to our data

Snowden spying revelations vindicate ten years of NSA whistleblowing

Edward Snowden is the most recent in a long line of NSA whistleblowers who have been warning about warrantless online spying for over ten years.

Civil liberties, pro-democracy, privacy rights, and open Internet groups call for answers on secret government spying program

Broad range of civil liberties and pro-privacy groups demand answers from Canada's government after spying revelations.