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Offline Sionyn

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Daveland Government Censors Draft Snooping Laws
« on: October 11, 2012, 10:17:55 am »
"Stating that release of the draft legislation is not in the public interest [PDF] because it would prejudice decision making processes already in train, the Attorney General's Department has denied the release of the draft laws that would see wide-scale dragnet surveillance implemented along with an expansion of law enforcement powers for the purposes of 'national security'. Serkowski, speaking for the Pirate Party who lodged the FOI request labelled the Department response as 'disgraceful and troubling' saying the decision is 'completely trashing any semblance or notion of transparency or participative democratic process of policy development.'"

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Re: Daveland Government Censors Draft Snooping Laws
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2012, 10:26:06 am »
In the end it's not going to matter, because they will still have to try and push their stupid laws through parliament, at which point they must become fully transparent. At which point it will never get through because of the public backlash. They have tried it before and lost. They will lose again.


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