Ludlam: Senate Blames “corrupted nerds” for Australian Surveillance State

(Sen Scott Ludlam) BREAKING: “corrupted nerds” cited as the reason for sweeping expansion of surveillance powers. Tweeted live from the Senate. Editors note: Johnny Howard’s mate G.W Bush said in 2001 that America was attacked because the terrorists “hate our freedoms”. The only ones taking freedoms away today are the Gillard and Obama so called governments. […]

Video: Sen Scott Ludlam Calls For “Trapwire” Answers on 7 Sunrise

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Ludlam’s TrapWire questions go unanswered

(ZDNET) The Australian Senate has voted against answering questions about the video-surveillance system known as TrapWire. Greens Senator Scott Ludlam asked the Senate today to question the government on whether TrapWire is being used locally. His motion was denied, however, without calling for a division of the assembly. Following the vote, Ludlam addressed the Senate, expressing his […] […]

Ludlam to Gillard: TrapWire spying on Australians?

(AustraliaMatters) Today, Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam will ask the Senate to force the Australian Government to come clean on what it knows about the controversial video-surveillance system TrapWire and its use locally. The senator has filed a notice of motion, which will, if passed, require the government to acknowledge the system’s existence, and answer three […] […]

Revealed: TrapWire spy cams’ ticket to Australia

(SMH) ) (google cache) A shadowy private security company with deep links to the CIA – and a parent company awarded hundreds of millions of dollars in Australian government transport contracts – is operating a pervasive global surveillance and facial recognition network on behalf of law enforcement. Over the past few days the internet has been […] […]