Spy agency accidentally shared Canadians’ data with allies for years

A federal spy agency inadvertently shared logs of Canadians’ phone calls and Internet exchanges with intelligence allies such as the United States for years, a newly disclosed report says.

The revelation that the Communications Security Establishment compromised Canadians’ privacy while sharing clandestinely captured data appears in a confidential watchdog’s report obtained by The Globe and Mail from court filings related to a lawsuit against the Canadian government.

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