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REPORT: Electronic eavesdropping at major Canadian airport

The agency was able to track travellers as they showed up in other Wi-Fi locations across Canada.

Canada's electronic eavesdropping agency reportedly tracked the wireless devices of thousands of travellers at a major Canadian airport.
    
The C-B-C, citing a document supplied by U-S whistleblower Edward Snowdown, says information was gleaned from free Wi-Fi internet service.
    
The network says the document indicates the Communications Security Establishment Canada received the collected data over a two-week period.
    
The document further shows the agency was able to track travellers as they showed up in other Wi-Fi locations across Canada.
    
Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian told the C-B-C it's ``unbelievable'' that the agency would engage in this kind of surveillance.
    
She said it ``resembles the activities of a totalitarian state.''
    
The major airport cited in the report was not identified.

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  1. Angry Bill posted on 01/31/2014 09:06 AM
    Hi. I'm from the government. I'm here to help you.
    1. Karl Burgin posted on 01/31/2014 09:34 AM
      @Angry Bill Lol...it kinda does remind you of the movie "V for Vendetta". Maybe we're there already, and probably don't even know it.

      It is nice to see my tax dollars hard at work.
  2. Frankie posted on 01/31/2014 10:00 AM
    Too bad they weren't eavesdropping on the Ontario Liberals so we could have had enough proof of their "stealing", the Caledonia disaster, etc.
  3. Doug Powell posted on 01/31/2014 11:21 AM
    If you think they don't .Heres proof they do ; Our devices are being used to spy on us ; Google and government can turn on our computer cameras and microphones and see and record everything we do without knowledge or permission. Without warrant or cause we have creeps sitting watching ,listening recording video and sound . So when you leave your computer on and walk around your house come out of the shower ,Kids that have computers in their bedrooms .Now how frickin sick is that .These so call people and I use that term loosely are nothing more than sick peeping Toms .Who knows what these sick bastards are doing with what they collect,What slimey creeps are putting on jump drives and taking home with them .THINK ABOUT THAT .
    1. Angry Bill posted on 01/31/2014 11:25 AM
      @Doug Powell The only thing that gives me a bit of satisfaction from that scenario is the therapy bills these spies will have to pay from having spied on my overweight, hairy, 50+ body after I get out of the shower.

      That'll fix 'em.
    2. Karl Burgin posted on 01/31/2014 01:04 PM
      @Doug Powell Ok...never mind "V for Vendetta". We're entering 'Eagle Eye' territory. Where is Shia LeBeouf when you need him...
  4. john posted on 02/01/2014 10:47 AM
    i might be wrong but is that not what Adolf Hitler did to Germany .?
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