Real Privacy Means Oversight
A steady stream of revelations from U.S. National Security Agency whistle-blowing continues to trickle out, and Canada’s most secretive intelligence agency made a cameo appearance last week.
Among the documents describing the top-secret “Bullrun” project was a reference to Communications Security Establishment Canada. The documents show that in the NSA’s covert quest to weaken Internet encryption standards, its long-standing Canadian partner played the part of a willing accomplice.
Nathalie Des Rosiers