When Edward Snowden fled from the United States to a Hong Kong hotel room, and then on to Russia, he took with him a massive cache of documents from the American intelligence establishment. These would form the main part of the Snowden revelations, which ultimately showed the extent to which ordinary people have been spied upon by the services they use, and by their own governments.
But it wasn’t just NSA and CIA documents that were leaked by Snowden. He also managed to bring light to the secretive inner workings of the British, Australian, Canadian and New Zealand intelligence agencies, known collectively along with the USA as the Five Eyes.
You can read the entire article by Matthew Hughes on the MakeUseOf web site at http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/spooked-inside-canadas-secretive-spy-agency/.
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