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The truth about gun control in Australia

Australians pride themselves on ‘telling it like it is’, but when it comes to gun laws, ‘straight shooting’ often takes a back seat to a determined effort at silencing debate.

In 1996, Australia passed some of the most restrictive gun laws in the western world, including bans on semi-automatic and self-loading rifles and shotguns, and imposed stricter licensing and registration requirements.

Over 20 years later, it becomes very obvious the Australian experiment with gun control is nowhere near as clear cut as the gun prohibition lobby wants the world to believe.

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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, will force companies to reveal technical characteristics of digital systems that could help intelligence agencies exploit weaknesses that have not been patched.

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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’.

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No Jab, No Job: The next step of the vaccination debate? | Opinion

Earlier this year, the Australian government released a directive requiring all staff in “high-risk workplaces” to provide information on their flu vaccination status, including restricting access to work in certain areas for those who refuse to comply.

The move is the latest example in a trend that has seen both public and private sectors introduce policies requiring vaccinations for work, leaving many concerned that immunisation may soon become a mandatory requirement for all employment.

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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”, Ethan Nash explores growing evidence suggesting that smart home technology was designed to be a surveillance intermediary for police and intelligence organisations.

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Lima Declaration: How the UN ended Australian sovereignty

Over 40 years ago, United Nations countries signed an economic death warrant that had an unprecedented effect on the developed world, and set the foundation for a rapid decline of Australia’s most important industries.

In the pursuit of an open world, the Lima Declaration unlocked the gates that sealed the divide between the First World and the Third World, allowing the line to be blurred and Australia integrated into a plantation for exploitation.

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Language of Fear: Attack in Melbourne

Originally posted on Real News Australia:
The mainstream media are the true peddlers of fear. By General Maddox. In a climate of constant media propaganda and spin designed to keep us in a perpetual state of fear, we again see an incident on Australian soil quickly described as a “Terror Attack” by the mainstream media.…

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Revealed: Big Pharma can access My Health Record

Pharmaceutical companies will be allowed to apply to access data from the controversial My Health Record system, a Senate committee hearing has been told by the Department of Health.

Australians have until January 31st to opt-out of the program before over 17 million digital identities are automatically created for medical access.

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Australia’s rapid shift to digital identification and licenses

Digital identity and instant identification will soon become the new standard.

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Tech alliance unites to condemn new anti-encryption bill

Technology giants and human rights groups have formed an alliance to fight the Australian government’s new encryption bill.

Calling themselves the ‘Alliance for a Safe and Secure Internet’, the group consists of industry, consumer and human rights groups, who are criticising the government for attempting to pass legislation that threatens the digital security of Australians.

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