Mum’s the word at Canada’s eavesdropping agency, but there is a watchdog

The federal privacy watchdog says she will look into any implications for Canada posed by possible U.S. government snooping on a wide scale.

The issue of data privacy is generating debate in federal circles following revelations the U.S. National Security Agency has been tapping into the information banks of American Internet giants.

The office of privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart says the scope of information reportedly being collected raises significant concerns.

SOURCE: edmontonjournal.com