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Vancouver police should be transparent about stingrays: privacy advocates

telecom | 06/15/2016 4:22 pm EDT

A group of privacy and police accountability organizations is asking the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) to come clean about the use of stingrays after new information revealed the RCMP has been using them for a decade. The VPD denied both having the mass surveillance devices and holding any records from them, and the British Columbia Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has since closed a case that was brought forth by the Pivot Legal Society, the group said in a Wednesday...