Friday, October 17, 2014

Even Good Spys Have a Bad Day Once in a While

The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (Asio) inadvertently spied on its own employees, 

in one of a series of surveillance breaches in the past 12 months compiled by Australia’s intelligence watchdog.

The Inspector General of Intelligence and Security (Igis) annual report was tabled in parliament on Thursday, and identified a series of breaches of Asio’s spying powers at a time when the federal government is granting the agency unprecedented new powers. (more)