Round 2 of officially caring about party policy: today we go a bit more niche: state surveillance, anti-terror provisions and similar, specifically whether anti-terror is used as an excuse to infringe on civil liberties and political organising.
It must be very unnerving to be living in Egypt right now.
WA Today reports that police are weekly requesting personal information from Perth’s public transport system without a subpoena – and are receiving it. Police using Smartrider to track people Police are using the Public Transport Authority’s Smartrider electronic ticketing system… Read More ›
Those opposing new legislation in the wind to protect the rights of mothers and children to breastfeed in public are getting increasingly desperate. I’ve read an awful lot of comment threads about public breastfeeding (Bingo card here), so to come… Read More ›
For those interested in Minister Stephen Conroy’s plans to introduce mandatory internet censorship to Australia, check out Wendy Carlisle’s show on the Background Briefing. ABC Radio National: Conroy’s clean feed It’s well-researched, and it explains the issue from square one,… Read More ›