Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien has told The Globe and Mail that the Canadian Security Intelligence Service has not shared any privacy impact assessments with his office since 2010. At the time of its last PIA, CSIS said it would provide the Office of the Privacy Commissioner with formal updates on the impact of its intel programs on Canadian citizens' privacy. Of the 2010 PIA, Therrien said, "It's the only PIA that we have received ... National-security agencies are collecting information about many people, including law-abiding citizens, innocent people, with a view to identifying security threats." He added, "I've stated concerns that collecting and sharing may be excessive and may unduly impact innocent Canadians."
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