Proposal: Australia’s Anti Mass Surveillance Policy

The following is my ideal anti mass surveillance policy for Australia. Some of the below polices are included in the Liberal Democrats’ Freedom Manifesto, to which I contributed. Here’s a PDF copy. Proposed: Australia’s Anti Mass Surveillance Policy.  Terrorism and criminal organisations are real problems. However, the government’s response to indiscriminately spy on Australians is disproportionate … Read more

Thoughts on Ending Government Mass Surveillance: Why I was Wrong

When the Snowden revelations were released in June 2013, my passion for digital privacy was re-ignited. I’d always had an anti-authority streak in me, something I learnt from my father. My father taught me never to simply accept what people in power say, especially people in any government. Respect was to be earned, not simply … Read more