Senior investigative journalist at amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism Sam Sole says in most cases you really won't know if you are being spied on.
Sole was speaking to Ray White on The Midday Report following the Right2Know Campaign's release of a report detailing how investigative journalists who have exposed major corruption in government and state security agencies are being spied on.
This goes back a very long time. A couple of times over the years we submitted a complaint to the inspector general and the process is very unsatisfactory.— Sam Sole, Senior Investigative Journalist at amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism
You never get told that there has been a legal interception order granted against you.— Sam Sole, Senior Investigative Journalist at amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism
Sole says they are working on a case where they are asking the state security that once the sensitivity of a case has passed, the person of interest be informed that they were being monitored.
Listen to how Sole knew he was being monitored...