Canada spy agency illegally kept data

Canada’s spy agency is under scrutiny itself after a scathing court ruling said it was illegally keeping data on Canadians who posed no threat national security threat.The programme had been going on since 2006. Ottawa says it will ensure the spy agency is in is full compliance with Thursday’s Federal Court decision. The news came in the wake of revelations that police in Quebec had been spying on journalists. The Federal Court ruling said that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) had been illegally keeping and analysing so-called “associated data”, more commonly known as metadata, from third party communications. That …
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