Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Canada works with the NSA! Stop the presses!

In an 'exclusive', CBC 'News" is reporting what most of us have long known:


Canada set up spy posts for U.S., new Snowden document shows

CBC News  Dec 09, 2013 10:50 PM ET

Canada has set up spying posts and conducted espionage at the request of the U.S. National Security Agency, according to top secret documents retrieved by US whistleblower Edward Snowden and reported exclusively by CBC News.

The information is contained in a four-page document marked Top Secret by the NSA and dated April 3, 2013. This makes it one of the freshest documents available in a trove of over 50,000 pages....

[My favourite line?  This one:]

CBC has decided not to publish much of the information in the document because the information would be harmful to Canadian national security....

There is much more here, plus video, which you may not be able to view. 

This whole notion that the NSA tentacles reach far north of the US borders has long been a running gag in certain circles ( the NSA knows of whom I speak; the rest of you don't 'need to know'!)

This writer just finds it all quite amusing that the CBC even bothers to report this as if it is news.  

Back to your regularly scheduled/monitored programming.  Nothing to see - or hear - here, unless you are NSA.

Related link (and interesting reading):  US., UK. worried about Snowden's "insurance policy" cache. 

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