Australia passes controversial anti-encryption laws

The Australian government has passed anti-encryption legislation compelling companies to grant authorities access to encrypted information, in a move analysts say will have vast implications for digital privacy.

The new law, which passed the Senate 44-12 this week (final bill here), will force companies to reveal technical characteristics of digital systems that could help intelligence agencies exploit weaknesses that have not been patched.

Discussion: Eugenics, poison in water and food, sterilization and more

Our food, air and water is laced with toxic chemicals, as the once prominent Eugenics movements of Australia have transformed into new age elements influencing major fields of science and medicine today.

This had led to ‘innovations’ in society that inherently dehumanize and sterilize the masses, resulting in a scenario right out of Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’.

No Jab, No Job: Next step of the vaccine debate?

The path to mandatory vaccination.

Smart Home Technology: Thought Police in the 21st Century

From smart meters to smart phones, the world has seen increased development of new technologies over the last decade, allowing companies the ability to slowly become major actors in the world of law enforcement and national security.

As the world enters what technology experts are calling the “fourth industrial revolution”, we explore growing evidence suggesting that smart home technology was designed to be a surveillance intermediary for police and intelligence organisations.

Discussion: TPP passed, Melbourne attack, My Health Record and more

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is set to enter Australia on December 30th, while My Health Record privacy concerns reach new heights and the media continue to manufacture a state of fear following the Bourke St. event.

On the latest episode of the General Knowledge Podcast, Ethan Nash from TOTT News joins General Maddox and Andy Somes from Real News Australia to discuss the TPP11, My Health Record, and language of fear used by the media during the recent ‘terror attack’ in Melbourne.