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Keeping Watch

| November 13, 2013

“The biggest risk to Canadian privacy may come from abroad,” write William Bendix and Paul Quirk in their essay ‘Spies Gone Wild: How Government Surveillance Got Out of Control’. Canada could invite the other members of the Five Eyes intelligence network – Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and the United Kingdom – to spy on Canadian citizens in order to circumvent domestic privacy laws. In the infographic below, we take a closer look at the Five Eyes.