In Your Say, Crikey readers share their thoughts on Peter Dutton's proposed bill that would increase surveillance powers.
The government is planning to give itself the power to override restrictions on accessing journalists' data as part of a deal with the United States to spy on each others' citizens.
Peter Dutton is proposing that former Coalition MPs and staffers — including ones with hardline anti-civil liberties views — sign off on requests from foreign spy agencies to wiretap Australians.
A former Labor MP has joined a company ranked as one of the most evil in the tech world, which has been growing its presence in Australia.
The haste with which the government has rushed out its surveillance app means flaws are now emerging that could be exploited by stalkers and domestic abusers.
Glib tech solutions to complex problems rarely work as well as their spruikers claim, and bring other problems in their wake. So it is proving with the government's contract tracing app.
When the man who used to be deputy PM tells you not to trust the government, it pays to take heed.
Donald Trump deals a blow to the World Health Organisation, while the rest of the world looks to the future to deal with the pandemic.