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Wed Jun 12, 2013, 05:30 AM

 

Canada has tracked phone and Internet data for years



http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2013/06/12/canada_has_tracked_phone_and_internet_data_for_years.html



Canada’s electronic eavesdropping agency has tracked Internet and phone data to search for leads in terrorism cases for years, intelligence experts and insiders say.

That shouldn’t come as a surprise to Canadians.

In 2005, the newly appointed head of the Communications Security Establishment Canada said his agency must learn to “own the Internet” to combat terrorism

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MADem Jun 2013 #1
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Response to shockedcanadian (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 05:48 AM

1. Eh? And the sky isn't falling? nt

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Response to shockedcanadian (Original post)

Wed Jun 12, 2013, 07:22 AM

2. Why is that relevent to the U.S.???

 

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Wed Jun 12, 2013, 03:37 PM

3. A few years ago,

There was an article written about how the LGBT community, and the Jewish Community were receiving Conservative propaganda, that they determined was mined from petitions that they had signed on-line in support of other issues.

Use for political targeting would not surprise me, but the spectre of targeting dissident voices, or groups troubles me much more.

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