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Facial recognition legislation now under review

The Australian government is pushing ahead with plans to develop a national facial recognition database, with long-overdue reviews into ‘identity security’ laws now underway in parliament.

The Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is currently discussing three new controversial pieces of legislation, after state governments unanimously agreed to develop the biometric identification system in 2017.

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More 5G tower victories across Australia

Telco giants have been met with further roadblocks in the race towards 5G, with more regions successfully campaigning to reject future tower proposals.

The Lathlain and Currumbin Valley regions have recently won bids to appeal both tower and mobile base station installations, following on from similar victories in the Sutherland Shire region last month.

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Plans to limit cash transactions over $10,000

The Australian government has released draft legislation to implement an economy-wide cash payment limit of $10,000 from 1 January 2020.

Treasury officials have announced the laws will be “encouraging the transition to a digital society”.

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Telstra formally warned over 5G expansion

Telstra has been hit with a formal warning by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) for failing to comply with regulations governing the deployment of mobile base stations.

The investigation comes as Telstra ignores growing concerns by Australian residents regarding the technology, while they continue ramping up efforts to capitalise on the next generation rollout.

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Tech companies develop ‘mind reading’ projects

A technocratic dream of advanced devices that let humans read thoughts and communicate with each other through brainwaves is moving closer towards reality.

Leading technology companies from across the world, including Facebook and Elon Musk’s Neuralink, are funding new research that “aims to merge the human brain with a computer”.

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Discussion: Digital media, corruption, Iran tensions

An ongoing campaign to restrict online information is gaining momentum in Australia, with new reports set to focus on social media and the “implications on supply of journalistic content”.

On the latest episode of the General Knowledge Podcast, Ethan Nash from TOTT News and General Maddox & Andy from Real News Australia discuss digital media, new ACCC reports, political conflict of interest, fluoride legalities, the war machine and more.

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Former Optus Director appointed Minister of Communications

The Australian government has appointed Paul Fletcher, a former Optus Director, as the new Communications Minister — responsible for advising cabinet and regulating projects from 5G to ‘smart cities’.

Telecommunications giants have welcomed the new announcement, while many critics are calling the appointment a fundamental conflict of interest after a long history of involvement in the industry.

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H.V Evatt: The Australian who helped create Israel

The creation of Israel depended heavily on the actions of Herbert ‘Doc’ Evatt – an enigmatic Australian who served as President of the United Nations General Assembly at the time of Israel’s admission to the UN.

Evatt, a former Labor Leader and Attorney-General, would play an instrumental role in the implementation of the nation, after rising to prominence as an architect of the United Nations Charter in 1945.

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Schooling was designed to indoctrinate society

In Australian classrooms, poorly trained teachers remain largely incompetent to the greater vision of education -- designed by an oligarchy of thinkers to create a workforce of slaves over a century ago.

Students are collectively brainwashed under monotonous conditions, before being funnelled upon society as effective, conformed 'producers', to further sustain and develop the prison around them.

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The Education System: Constructing Human Minds

Close examinations of the modern schooling system reveal that it is not education at all, and our current structure bears fundamental flaws based on the incorrect focus of ‘right knowing’ instead of ‘right being’.

In the following membership piece, we take a look at all aspects of education, including modern schooling and problems with state control, key authors and underlying purposes of teaching, primary functions of the system and an in-depth look at the rise of alternative models.

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