The intelligence community is once again trying to reach out to regular Australians. There's nothing creepy about it at all.
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The government has no right to lecture anyone about cybersecurity while it is party to making the world's IT networks less secure — all in the name of spying for western corporations.
The organisation charged with coordinating Australia's cyber security has decided the views of experts on whistleblowing need to be silenced at this year's Australian Cyber Conference.
A history of the Australian Signals Directorate should address the blurring of lines between national security and commercial espionage revealed by Edward Snowden.
The expansion of the powers of the Australian Signals Directorate would establish a new golden era of commercial espionage in Australia — and damage Australian companies.
The Home Affairs portfolio is continuing its relentless empire-building, pressing for part-control of military intelligence — and giving spies access to a vast new trove of corporate and personal information.
Politicians can't keep their own data secure — and certainly not that of voters. Don't listen when they tell you to hand over your personal data because "it's safe".
We need to stop kidding ourselves that we're so different from the Chinese on surveillance and control. They just do it better than us.