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When anonymous officials are quoted verbatim and there isn't any real journalistic attempt to dig further you should be highly suspicious.
Posted: June 15, 2015 @ 10:14
Recent laws proposed (and being passed) here in Australia and elsewhere are really justification for what our "law enforcement" and "intelligence" agencies have been doing all along. This page is very long but worth a read.

Basically, using metadata (you know, the stuff the Australian government says is safe to keep) you can be easily put onto a terror watchlist with no recourse.
Posted: October 2, 2014 @ 13:32
I wonder how much we (can't) trust the Australian government.
Posted: September 15, 2014 @ 15:32
National "security" agencies are doing their darndest to make sure that people don't know exactly (a) what they're doing and (b) how much they're interfering in people's lives. The only inference one can make here is that there are many laws being broken.
Posted: March 6, 2014 @ 14:53
Posted: February 19, 2014 @ 09:03
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