Australia’s foremost military mind wants our government to increase control of the internet for our protection. But should we?
Almost twenty years of personal data is missing, while it may be bound for the dark web, what we know represents merely the tip of a very concerning iceberg.
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.
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.