Friday, January 31, 2014

Latest Edward Snowden NSA Revelation: Canada's Spy Agency Uses Airport Wi-Fi To Track Travelers


CSEC Used Airport Wi-Fi To Track Canadian Travelers: Edward Snowden Documents -- CBC 

Electronic snooping was part of a trial run for U.S. NSA and other foreign services.

A top secret document retrieved by U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden and obtained by CBC News shows that Canada's electronic spy agency used information from the free internet service at a major Canadian airport to track the wireless devices of thousands of ordinary airline passengers for days after they left the terminal.

After reviewing the document, one of Canada's foremost authorities on cyber-security says the clandestine operation by the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) was almost certainly illegal.

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More News On Reports That Canada's Spy Agency Is Using Airport Wi-Fi To Track Travelers  

Spy Agency Tracked Passengers For Days Through Free Wi-Fi At Major Canadian airport: Report -- National Post/Canadian Free Press
Snowden leaks: Canada 'spied on airport travellers' -- BBC
Attention fliers: Canada’s electronic spy agency is following you - new Snowden leaks -- RT
Canada Used Airport Wi-Fi To Track Travelers, Snowden Leak Alleges -- NPR
Spy Agency Tracked Canadians at an Airport -- AP
Canadian spies scooped up airport Wi-Fi in NSA trial: Reports -- ZDnet
NSA reportedly helped Canada spy on airport passengers using free Wi-Fi -- The Verge
Spy agency's airport data gathering aimed at countering kidnappers: document -- Global Post
Defence minister insists spy agency did not track Canadian travellers -- CTV News
No travellers were tracked after using airport Wi-Fi: CSE --
Now we know Ottawa can snoop on any Canadian. What are we going to do? -- Ron Deibert, The Globe and Mail

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