Statement on the RCMP’s Use of Spyware

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATEMENT ON THE RCMP’S USE OF SPYWARE
June 30, 2022
TORONTO — Brenda McPhail, Director of Privacy Technology and Surveillance Program for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, made the following statement:
The RCMP uses spyware against Canadians in targeted investigations. The revelation was buried in a document tabled in Parliament on June 22, 2022 in response to MP questions regarding uses of surveillance by Canadian agencies, and is the first time a police service in Canada has confirmed using these controversial and invasive tools.
The Covert Access and Intercept Team (CAIT), we now know, has used “on-Device Investigate

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