Forget the White House’s doomsday talk about American intelligence going blind. Thanks to backdoor provisions and alternate collection schemes, U.S. spies will keep on snooping.
The most controversial elements of the spying bill may never be coming back
Under a secretive DEA program called the Hemisphere Project, the agency has access to records of every phone call transmitted via AT&T’s infrastructure dating back to 1987.
Legal experts troubled by revelations of law enforcement using NSA surveillance data to initiate criminal investigations in a technique known as "parallel construction."
RCMP have been left red-faced after police investigation pictures, including some depicting dead bodies, were found on surveillance cameras installed in a tree in Grand Forks, B.C., forcing police to contact victims’ families after the cameras were taken.
New York Magazine reports that 1,618 delayed-notice search warrants were issued in relation to drugs and related activity, and only 15 related to terrorism.
A former B.C. Mountie is offering a new service that could help landlords tell if their tenants are operating marijuana grow-ops.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that police can obtain household power records and attach digital recording devices to suspected grow homes to track electricity usage patterns as part of pre-warrant investigations.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has again rejected the appeal of a man who says his rights were violated when the DEA placed a mobile electronic tracking device on his vehicle to monitor his movements.
BC Hydro's new digital technology will be able to detect some marijuana growing operations.