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 March 2, 2017  Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Jordan Pearson reports:

A federal court alerted Canadians to the existence of a secret metadata analysis program last year when it ruled that the program’s retention of thousands of innocent people’s data was illegal. The question on everyone’s mind then was: Who knew about it?

In its ruling on the Operational Data Analysis Centre (ODAC), the federal court also concluded that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS)—the country’s domestic CIA analogue—had breached its duty of candour by not fully briefing the court on the program until forced.

Read more on Motherboard.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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