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A Royal Canadian Mounted Police car is seen in New Brunswick on August 10, 2018. Vice Media was recently compelled by a Canadian court to give a reporter's chat logs to the police. (Reuters/Dan Culberson)

Vice Media compelled to give chat logs to Canadian police

On July 4, 2019, Vice Media exhausted its legal options to resist a demand from Canadian authorities to turn over chat logs between one of its reporters, Ben Makuch, and his source, Farah Shirdon, a Somali-Canadian man who allegedly joined the Islamic State militant group, and gave the logs to police, according to Makuch, who…

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