In Queensland, lawmakers are refusing citizens the right to access the personal data they hold on. This should bristle, considering the number of police officers misusing their databases.
What a week it was. Brett Kavanaugh rose above criticism, a local MP exceeded his bandwidth and one NY subway ride got real chill, man.
The government has used the threat of terrorism to justify their new nationwide database, but considering all the other measures passed, a clear picture of control emerges. Nanny state? You betcha.
George Brandis seems to have a problem with privacy, namely how our generation uses it. Perhaps if he did his research instead of making generalisations, he’d see we’re trying to safeguard it.
Over the long weekend, the government implemented their metadata retention system. Here’s what they can get without the need for a warrant.
After his neighbours refused to install frosted windows, a suburbanite decided to go entirely naked to prove his point. That his privacy is what he treasured above everything. Right.
With the metadata laws now in force, Jordan King-Lacroix has made a vow to live a clean, boring internet life, entirely above suspicion.
Ingeborg van Teeseling fears that the under the new metadata laws, far more liberties will be abused than protected.
Auntie Ashleigh is a fairly private kinda lady, but is she worried about the data retention laws and her privacy? Check out her response to a concerned letter from Arty B.
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?
TBS Publisher Alexandra Tselios takes apart the “protect your privacy” status update floating around Facebook…OK, Editor PB might – just might – have been one of the geese she’s talking about….sssshhhhh…