Canada Casts Global Surveillance Dragnet Over File Downloads

Gallagher, Ryan; Greenwald, Glenn
Date Written:  2015-01-28
Publisher:  The Intercept
Year Published:  2015
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17197

Canada's leading surveillance agency is monitoring millions of Internet users' file downloads in a dragnet search to identify extremists, according to top-secret documents. The covert operation taps into Internet cables and analyzes records of up to 15 million downloads daily from popular websites commonly used to share videos, photographs, music, and other files.

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