Aug 182022
 
 August 18, 2022  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Nick Taylor-Vaisey and Maura Forrest report: A top-secret committee of Canadian parliamentarians has launched an investigation into the national police force’s use of spyware to conduct covert surveillance. The all-party National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians (NSICOP), chaired by Liberal MP David McGuinty, will conduct a “framework review” of [Read More…]

Aug 182022
 
 August 18, 2022  Posted by  Featured News

Morgan Meaker reports: The text message that dragged Thanasis Koukakis into what’s being called Europe’s Watergate scandal was so innocuous, he can barely remember receiving it. The Athens-based financial journalist received the note on his black iPhone 12 Pro on July 12 last year from a Greek number he didn’t have saved. That [Read More…]

Aug 182022
 
 August 18, 2022  Posted by  Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Dell Cameron reports: Two top Democrats in the House of Representatives have issued requests to a host of federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and Department of Homeland Security, demanding details of alleged purchases of Americans’ personal data. The lawmakers accuse the seven federal agencies of using commercial dealings [Read More…]