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China builds spy network in Australian universities

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China is reportedly building covert informant networks inside Australia's top universities, prompting Australia to strengthen its counter-intelligence capabilities. Fairfax Media reports that Chinese intelligence officials say they are building networks to monitor the ethnic Chinese community to protect Beijing's core

What can you learn about me from 24 hours of my metadata?

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On Monday, Guardian Australia revealed that Australia’s surveillance agency, the Defence Signals Directorate (DSD), offered to share “bulk” amounts of its own citizens’ metadata with intelligence partners overseas. The prime minister, Tony Abbott, described metadata, the information generated as you

Canada ‘spy’ sold US, Australia, UK secrets

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SYDNEY (AFP) – A Canadian naval officer arrested this year for allegedly leaking secrets may also have compromised top level Australian, British and American intelligence, a report said Wednesday. Jeffrey Delisle, a naval intelligence officer, was charged in Canada in