Mark down March 19, 2015 as the date that total surveillance went fully mainstream in Australia. Both major parties of Australia’s bent, broken and hobbled parliamentary system voted for metadata retention laws that will effectively turn all of your net-connected devices into telescreens. Don’t panic, though. It’s not like they will actually be listening in to everything you say or reading your facebook status updates, or watching you as you buy ice from your friendly street-corner dealer. No. They don’t need to. They will only have access to your metadata; ALL the data about ALL your data. And also, don’t … Continue reading Telescreen Roll-out Commences
Dredged up from the archives, from before I was who I am today, this has been one of my posts of enduring popularity. I think it gets lots of hits just because it has the word ‘fuck’ in it more times than it probably warrants, but there you go… Enjoy this old bit of junk from over 2 years ago. Aaah, those were the days… The world seems to be bubbling over with outspoken mega-rich individuals, promoting themselves and some delusional policy or social program, usually with painfully obvious self-interest at the core of their messages. These people are … Continue reading Narcissistic Billionaires – Re-Posted!
Originally posted on theylietousall:
When MH370 was in the air just over 12 months ago, I heard reports saying that it had headed south into the Indian Ocean airspace. My immediate reaction was one of relief. I knew that Jindallee – the over the horizon radar system developed by Australians and funded by taxpayers – would have no problem locating it. Jindalee exists to provide an early warning system to protect Australia’s west coast. Given the current height of tension in regard to the problems in the Middle East and Afghanistan, and Australia’s role, it was obvious that if any… Continue reading MH370 AND JINDALEE (WHISTLEBLOWER)