The leaker of the documents likened the suppression to “Nazi Germany”, the AFP raided the ABC because of it. Now, finally, the claims of murderous wrongdoing in Afghanistan are set to be investigated.
Not long after we discovered that the AFP used our encryption laws to raid the ABC, the same publication has revealed that Dutton’s cabal asked for the fingerprints of journalists two months before the raid.
According to a cybersecurity expert (and the AFP itself), the fine print of our anti-encryption laws emboldened the June’s brazen raid of the ABC.
Well, another week, another shot to the national solar plexus. This week, the UK tried to move past Theresa May and the federales raided aunty’s drawer. Hooray.
Yeah, it’s been a bad week, but it gave the nation an excuse to validate our worst paranoias. Plus, the AFP respectfully rummaged through a journalist’s underwear drawer. Not all bad.