According to one recent study, the average Australian has no problem with the government increasing their surveillance powers over them. But, consider the findings with a heavy asterisk.
Australia’s foremost military mind wants our government to increase control of the internet for our protection. But should we?
With the federal government set to allow law agencies yet more access to our personal data, it seems the average Australian needs to lean on a third party to keep them in line.
In the US, the constitution forbids the police from accessing personal information in order to incriminate. However, we don’t possess the same freedoms.
As Labor rolls over on data retention laws, Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon puts out a call to unions to go find the so-called Opposition that has just rolled its own loyal supporters.
Jordan King Lacroix says forget metadata…as our lives are entirely documented online these days, why don’t we just start submitting ALL of our data to the government?