The government has unveiled a bill to enable it to force tech companies to cooperate with its efforts to defeat encryption, including by planting viruses on devices.
With intelligence and security agencies warning of the growing threat of right-wing extremism, Sky News' attempt to legitimise Blair Cottrell will raise deep concern among those charged with keeping us safe.
Over and over, the history of intelligence services in Australia is that the only people made to suffer are those who reveal wrongdoing or incompetence.
Our national security agencies need to work harder to get information used to underpin decision into the public domain.
The government is treating us with contempt by racking up hundreds of millions of dollars of extra national security spending without debate or transparency.
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The Seven Network giving airtime to far-right extremists makes the job of security agencies more difficult, at a time of a growing threat from neo-Nazi groups.
As the case of Witness K has made clear, if you stand up against Australia's intelligence apparatus you will be crushed, and elected officials will fall in line.