OTTAWA—A new salvo has been fired in the continual contest that pits national security vs. privacy rights in Canada. A Federal Court judge has ruled that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service illegally held on to data that was not threat-related for an unnecessary period of time. The judicial decision was announced the same week that news broke of several Quebec journalists whose call logs had been monitored by police. All in all a bad week for those we expect to protect us and our freedoms.
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