Warfare is being transformed by the information revolution and attempts to define and prepare more efficient and effective military technology continues to gain momentum.
New systems, driven by emerging Internet of Things (IoT) domains, are selectively engineering advanced capabilities to meet the anticipated needs for warfare in the new millennium.
The tech elite are attempting to transform the automobile from a symbol of freedom into yet another node in their surveillance system, Ethan Nash argues.
Australia has ushered in a host of ‘pre‐crime’ surveillance measures over the last decade that permit the mass monitoring of society, while allowing for the restraint of individuals on the basis of ‘anticipated future harm’, rather than past or present wrongdoing.
A system in which the states bear primary responsibility for law and order, combined with the absence of a national bill or charter of rights, has led to an unprecedented network of spying mechanisms used by secretive intelligence networks in Australia.
Once upon a time, the personal life of the individual citizen was considered to be a sphere of absolute privacy, where one could reliably escape the prying eyes of the outside world.
Australians have incrementally signed away rights and privileges that other generations fought for, undermining the very cornerstones of our democratic cultures in the process, Ethan Nash argues.