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Forum held in Brisbane to address 2014 G20 summit, police powers

Photo: Max Riethmuller A public forum entitled¬†G20: dissent, police powers and international reviews of security implementation was held yesterday as part of a collaborative project between the Griffith Law School, the Caxton Legal Centre,¬†Queensland University of Technology and University of Queensland, to discuss whether vastly expanded police powers contained within the ‘G20 Safety and Security

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Revealed: Australia’s spy agency has access to internet codes

Australia’s electronic spy agency reportedly has access to a top secret program that has successfully cracked the encryption used by hundreds of millions of people to protect the privacy of their emails, phone calls and online business transactions. Documents disclosed by US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal the program run by the US National Security

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Strip searches approved in massive police powers boost for G20 forum in Brisbane CBD

Police will be granted extra powers inside a “declared area” of inner city Brisbane stretching from South Bank, to Kelvin Grove, Bowen Hills, Fortitude Valley and Wooloongabba in a bid to stop the violent chaos that has crippled other G20 host cities. Inside the zone, police will be able to strip search anyone they fear

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