Canadian Government Drastically Increases Spying On Its Citizens

A new report claims that the federal Canadian electronic spy agency increased spying on Canadian citizens 26-fold last year.
 The federal Canadian electronic spy agency is said to have increased spying on Canadian citizens 26-fold in the last year. The volume of data that has been collected on Canadians… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/canadian-government-drastically-increases-spying-its-citizens/

FBI Told Numerous Times To Change Their Ways

As part of an ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, it was recently revealed that the FBI was told numerous times that if it wanted to use some of the information it collected then it was required to seek explicit authorization from the court; even …
Many years ago the US' surveillance court intervened with the FBI in an effort to limit its ability to act on the information that it was collecting by monitoring phone calls. As p… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/fbi-told-numerous-times-change-their-ways/

Efforts to Expand Patriot Act Fail

On Monday night the U.S. House of Representatives attempted to expand the Patriot Act by passing HR5606. The bill required two-thirds in order for it to pass but it ended-up being rejected, the final vote was 229-177 which didn't provide the super-majori…
On Monday night the U.S. House of Representatives attempted to expand the Patriot Act by passing HR5606. The bill required two-thirds in order for it to pass but it ended-up being … https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/efforts-expand-patriot-act-fail/

Former CSIS Director Supports Call For Greater Oversight Of Canadian Spies

Since C-51 was passed, the discussion surrounding the oversight of CSIS has resurfaced with a variety of legal and security experts claiming that the current oversight is inadequate. Former CSIS director Richard Fadden has said that he supports the call f…
The former director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Services (CSIS) has said that he supports the call for greater oversight of the agency. Since C-51 was passed, the discuss… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/former-csis-director-supports-call-greater-oversight-canadian-spies/

Facebook Is Bigger Threat Than Authorities, Says Ex-CIA Chief

Former CIA director Michael Hayden warns that Facebook is a bigger threat to privacy than any authorities like the NSA or CIA.
Speaking at a recent festival, former CIA director Michael Hayden touched on a number of privacy-related issues. He discussed security, Edward Snowden, Facebook, and more; warning… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/facebook-bigger-threat-authorities-says-ex-cia-chief/

FBI Gets Some New Hacking Power

The United States Supreme Court recently approved of new changes, coming in December later this year, that will impact the way that the FBI hacks into computers.
The United States Supreme Court recently approved of new changes, coming in December later this year, that will impact the way that the FBI hacks into computers. Under previous rul… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/fbi-gets-some-new-hacking-power/

Fostering Compliance And Obedience: The Consequence of Mass Surveillance

According to a recent study which was published in Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, it was found that knowledge of government surveillance has the ability to cause people to self-censor their dissenting opinions online.
It wasn't until the Edward Snowden leaks in 2013, that the world finally had a confirmation about the mass surveillance that the United States was conducting. Thanks to the leaked … https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/consequence-mass-surveillance/

NSA Data Used To Empower Domestic Policing

NSA data will soon be used routinely for domestic policing.
The massive dragnet NSA metadata collection that has been going on for years isn't just for terrorist threats anymore, as domestic police agencies will soon begin using the data fo… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/nsa-data-used-empower-domestic-policing/

When Your TV And Barbie Spy On You

It may come as little surprise to some, but the government has confirmed that they can use a variety of smart home devices to spy on you.
It may come as little surprise to some, but the government has confirmed that they can use smart home devices to spy on you. While an increasing number of citizens are looking for… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/when-your-tv-and-barbie-spy-you/

Ontario Court Rules: Police Violated Charter With Collection of Cellphone Data

An Ontario judge, justice John Sproat, recently sided with telecommunication companies Telus and Rogers, in affirming that the police violated the Charter when they asked for the cellphone data of roughly 43,000 customers.
An Ontario judge, justice John Sproat, recently sided with telecommunication companies Telus and Rogers, in affirming that the police violated the Charter when they asked for the… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/ontario-court-rules-police-violated-charter-collection-cellphone-data/

More Revelations of Canadian Spying

A recent report reveals that Canadian spies shared sensitive information with the NSA. Not only that, but it was also passed onto other Five Eyes partner- countries as well. Officials say they've stopped the sharing for now.
 Along with the report this week that revealed concern for possible insider threats that might need attention, it was also divulged that Canadian spies might have wrongfully share… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/more-revelations-canadian-spying/

Report Claims CSIS Isn't Properly Investigating “Insider Threats”

Taking a look at CSIS oversight, accountability, and investigation of potential threats. A recent report raises some concerns and questions.
 According a report that was released this month by the Security Intelligence Review Committee, it was  found that CSIS might not be adequately addressing “insider threats” … https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/report-claims-csis-isnt-properly-investigating-insider-threats/

Eye In The Sky: Canada Looks To Militarized Drones

The Canadian Air Force is moving forward with its plans for a weaponized drone program and it has asked military contractors to illustrate how they might build a Canadian drone fleet.
The Canadian Air Force is moving forward with its plans for a weaponized drone program and it has asked military contractors to illustrate how they might build a Canadian drone fle… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/eye-sky-canada-looks-militarized-drones/

Forget Due Process: State Looks To Determine Your 'Pre-Crime' Threat Score

Police in California are using a type of software that is supposed to enable them to calculate the “pre-crime” threat score of a certain individual.
Police in California are using a type of software that is supposed to enable them to calculate the “pre-crime” threat score of a certain individual. The software, titled 'Bew… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/forget-due-process-state-looks-determine-your-pre-crime-threat-score/

Former NSA Tech Director Says Bulk Data Collection Is Useless And Dangerous

Former NSA tech director Bill Binney has repeatedly tried to educate the public on the benefits and shortcomings of NSA bulk data collection. Now he says that bulk data collection might actually cost lives.
Former NSA tech director Bill Binney has repeatedly tried to educate the public on the benefits and shortcomings of NSA bulk data collection. In the past he has ridiculed the progr… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/former-nsa-tech-director-says-bulk-data-collection-useless-and-dangerous/

Pushing Through CISA And Selling Out We The People

On December 18th 2015, a majority of U.S. senators voted to pass an omnibus spending bill which happened to include an updated version of the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA).
On December 18th 2015, a majority of U.S. senators voted to pass an omnibus spending bill which happened to include an updated version of the controversial Cybersecurity Informatio… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/pushing-through-cisa-and-selling-out-we-people/

Former NSA Director says we don't need to sacrifice liberty for security

Former NSA Tech Director Bill Binney held an online Q&A this week on Reddit, where he responded to a variety of questions concerning NSA spying, online security, and more.
Former NSA Tech Director Bill Binney held an online Q&A this week on Reddit, where he responded to a variety of questions concerning NSA spying, online security, and more. One impo… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/former-nsa-director-says-we-dont-need-sacrifice-liberty-security/

NATO Signs-up For Microsoft's Government Security Agreement

NATO has signed Microsoft's new Government Security Program (GSP) agreement. The contract further extends the relationship between the two organizations' now 12+ year partnership, and allows for governments to receive vulnerability and threat intelligence…
NATO has signed Microsoft's new Government Security Program (GSP) agreement. The contract further extends the relationship between the two organizations' now 12 year partnership, … https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/nato-signs-microsofts-government-security-agreement/

Government Surveillance Of Citizens Grows More Troubling In Canada

Our rights to freedom of assembly, expression, and association, are supposed to be protected under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, but we are increasingly seeing those rights violated under the guise of a security threat.
Now that Bill C-51 has been passed in Canada, the issue of privacy has become a growing concern with many citizens, civil liberties groups, and others. Many voters have vowed that … https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/government-surveillance-citizens-grows-more-troubling-canada/

Rand Paul Talks For Hours About NSA Spying

Taking control of the U.S. Senate floor, Rand Paul spoke for several hours this week regarding his opposition to the National Security Agency's (NSA) bulk collection of phone records, as well as the renewal of the controversial Patriot Act.
Taking control of the U.S. Senate floor, Rand Paul spoke for several hours this week regarding his opposition to the National Security Agency's (NSA) bulk collection of phone recor… https://pressfortruth.ca/top-stories/rand-paul-talks-hours-about-nsa-spying/

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