Australian Government Scrambles to Authorize Mass Surveillance

Internet censorship, media censorship and ten-year sentences for whistleblowers and journalists to become the norm in Tony Abbott’s Australia.

This week, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott used recent terrorist threats as the backdrop of a dire warning to Australians that “for some time to come, the delicate balance between freedom and security may have to shift. There may be more restrictions on some, so that there can be more protection for others.”

Australian Government Scrambles to Authorize Mass Surveillance, Electronic Frontier Foundation.