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Australia Unleashes Draconian New Anti-Terror Law

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posted on Sep, 25 2014 @ 11:48 PM
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Knowing that the elite always uses "situations" to accomplish multiple goals, is ISIL and the "threat" they pose being used to now really clamp down on things in the upcoming times ?

They say it`s going to take long to take them out, something like 3 years. That would give plenty of time to implement more and more restricting measures which people of course will swallow with ease with the threat of terror attacks.

After the first round of strikes we saw in The Netherlands a "Dutch" Jihadist who called for terror attacks in The Netherlands because 3 of his "Dutch" buddies got killed (al-Nusra, so called moderate).


We now have in the news, soldiers are not to wear military clothing in public transportation anymore, and there are also now politicians calling for military at train stations and other public places.

But also the New York sub-way is getting heighten security measures after a terror threat warning from the prime-minister of Iraq.

We all have read about the Australian situation, but look about what is now being pulled over there :

Australia Unleashes Draconian New Anti-Terror Law In Orwellian Orgy Of Baseless Fear-Mongering



Australian spies will soon have the power to monitor the entire Australian internet with just one warrant, and journalists and whistleblowers will face up to 10 years’ jail for disclosing classified information.

The government’s first tranche of tougher anti-terrorism laws, which beef up the domestic spy agency ASIO’s powers, passed the Senate 44 votes for and 12 against on Thursday night with bipartisan support from Labor.

The bill, the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014, will now be sent to the House of Representatives, where passage is all but guaranteed on Tuesday at the earliest.

Anyone — including journalists, whistleblowers and bloggers — who “recklessly” discloses “information … [that] relates to a special intelligence operation” faces up to 10 years’ jail.

Any operation can be declared “special” and doing so gives ASIO criminal and civil immunity. Many, including lawyers and academics, have said they fear the agency will abuse this power.

Those who identify ASIO agents could also face a decade in prison under the new laws, a tenfold increase in the existing maximum penalty.

Oh, and this is just the first of three new anti-terror laws set to be introduced in Australia intended to neuter civil liberties. This is how freedom dies:

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That`s some serious crap...

Are the rest of us waiting the same faith in the next couple of years ?




posted on Sep, 25 2014 @ 11:52 PM
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Waiting for Harper to come up with similar crap....the charade goes on.....
Australia does seem to be going kind of Nazified these days.....does that include the Kiwis too?



posted on Sep, 25 2014 @ 11:54 PM
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a reply to: stirling

It is about Harper doing this...?



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 12:06 AM
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It's blatant, in our face "do as we say and don't question our authority"

We are slowly turning into a *RED* nation, from a social standpoint. these days speeding up exponentially as they throw more and more us all. Anger, fear, Power.. if i didn't know better id outright say these idiots watched too much Star Wars and they consider themselves the New Sith Republic (but in reality.. we fear it's much worse and something we all know about but cannot speak of due to.. well.. total saturation of the same ppl on these here forums.. nothing to see here.. move along.. Blue and yellow for the Win! Go Team 'stralia....)

And those that could have stood against it, layed down and rolled over, we as civilians are powerless.. we don't know everyone's dirty little secrets.. so we cant hold sway on those that could possibly stem the tide.. our VOTE counts for nothing when they fear much more than loosing a seat.. normally it's a small indiscretion.. but for them it's enough to be a leash.. "do as we say, tick the boxes we want.. or we'll plaster all your indiscretions over the murdock media.."

And now they will target anyone speaking out over their methods.. anyone with REAL info on what's being done behind closed doors.. now they will have TOTAL POWER.. if you don't like that.. here's a 10yr prison sentence for not playing ball with Team Australia.

Weak, we see them for what they are.. weak, small little men scared of their own shadow, scared of their own people, they worship their bank accounts and their IMF masters.. at the expense of the population.

And that was before all these new laws......

TL
R version - WE'RE BONED as long as no-one in gov has a spine to stand up to these power trippers.


edit on 26-9-2014 by Xarian6 because: . grammmmmmmaaaaarrrrr :-p



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 12:14 AM
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What are we supposed to do, nothing? So we've tightened security and added some other things to protect our intelligence gathering operations and agents. Good, our government has recently clamped down on "outlaw bikers" who are now bitching because they are being treated like, well, outlaws.
Now it is time to clamp down on Islamic extremists and their supporters.



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 12:36 AM
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originally posted by: weirdguy
What are we supposed to do, nothing? So we've tightened security and added some other things to protect our intelligence gathering operations and agents. Good, our government has recently clamped down on "outlaw bikers" who are now bitching because they are being treated like, well, outlaws.
Now it is time to clamp down on Islamic extremists and their supporters.


I agree that further laws are useful in dealing with criminals and terrorists, but the fact is that all these laws are just way too broad. The Queensland bikie laws, for example, are broad enough to encompass any civilian given the right (or wrong) circumstances.

The above laws are also broad, with lack of definitions which effectively allow ASIO to tap into the entire Australian internet frame with just one warrant. Not to mention the laws incarcerating journalists, bloggers and civilians for revealing prescribed governmental information. That would have a profound effect on national security reporting, and frankly, will allow any illegal activity on behalf of the government to flourish.

These laws are just way too broad and need to be narrowed down.



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 12:43 AM
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never let a good isis go to waste.



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 12:52 AM
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originally posted by: RoScoLaz4
never let a good isis go to waste.




as you can see they haven't



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 12:55 AM
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Time to revert back to the old "Cup and String" type communication. No metadata can be extracted there - at lease I think.

Anything you say or do, can and will be used against you, no matter how trivial it may be.

This is Madness.






edit on 26-9-2014 by James1970 because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 01:22 AM
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a reply to: James1970

Homing pigeons and codes.. WW2 style.
They'll tap that string or bug your can

just had a look around.. it seems only a small few agree, the rest are rather livid.

Going to be a fun weekend.. thanks *team*



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 01:34 AM
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It's the AFL Grand Final Tomorrow, the Hawks vs the Swans - Feathers are set to Fly.

Uh Oh, I shouldn't have said that (Feathers are set to Fly), ASIO might take it out of context.



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 01:42 AM
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Thank god the Essendon "BOMBERS" didn't make it to the Grand final.

OK I'm Milking it, but there are key words that alert ASIO when you are on the web.



I think I'll just shut up now.



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 01:50 AM
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a reply to: BornAgainAlien

It seems liberty is losing out around the world. If you give up liberty for security you will have neither. Thankfully for the PTB 99% of the people could care less about liberty. They care about the newest cell phone or what is on cable.



I wonder how free the citizens of Australia still think they are.



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 03:17 AM
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a reply to: daaskapital

Agreed. These are just broad brush laws that have no real basis in what they're actually meant for.

Read the VLAD laws carefully, and any group of more than three people assembling for what could be considered illegal or 'reckless' activities (nice to see they put that one right out there in the new ones) can be arrested without warrant. Now what other gatherings or groups could be put under that legislation? Oh yeah, unions.....

And of course Abbott has work choices and cutting penalty rates in his sights next. Kind of convenient timing hey?

I'd bet dollars to donuts if the average man could read the fine print in this new law, and don't forget there are two more to follow by the end of the year, that dissent among the people, ie: all the anti-Tony Abbott facebook pages as one small example, could be named as a terrorist act. This is Australia shutting down the so-called piracy trade, while using their 'special' powers to detain without warrant or trial anyone who speaks out against them or their new policies. And all they have to do is get ASIO to say "because we want to' and it's done. Where you go, what you say, what you download, what you watch online, all recorded so the men in black can storm your home in the middle of the night and label you a terrorist, never to be seen again.

The worst part to me? That spineless little worm Shorten just sits back and nods his head in agreement. Palmer put forth the ten years instead of one year for 'reckless' acitivity on this bill.

And these people are supposed to serve our interests?

It's time to hang this parliament once and for all. Both sides.



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 03:31 AM
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originally posted by: BornAgainAlien
Knowing that the elite always uses "situations" to accomplish multiple goals, is ISIL and the "threat" they pose being used to now really clamp down on things in the upcoming times ?

They say it`s going to take long to take them out, something like 3 years. That would give plenty of time to implement more and more restricting measures which people of course will swallow with ease with the threat of terror attacks.

We now have in the news, soldiers are not to wear military clothing in public transportation anymore, and there are also now politicians calling for military at train stations and other public places.

But also the New York sub-way is getting heighten security measures after a terror threat warning from the prime-minister of Iraq.

We all have read about the Australian situation, but look about what is now being pulled over there :

Australia Unleashes Draconian New Anti-Terror Law In Orwellian Orgy Of Baseless Fear-Mongering



Australian spies will soon have the power to monitor the entire Australian internet with just one warrant, and journalists and whistleblowers will face up to 10 years’ jail for disclosing classified information.

The government’s first tranche of tougher anti-terrorism laws, which beef up the domestic spy agency ASIO’s powers, passed the Senate 44 votes for and 12 against on Thursday night with bipartisan support from Labor.

The bill, the National Security Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2014, will now be sent to the House of Representatives, where passage is all but guaranteed on Tuesday at the earliest.

Anyone — including journalists, whistleblowers and bloggers — who “recklessly” discloses “information … [that] relates to a special intelligence operation” faces up to 10 years’ jail.

Any operation can be declared “special” and doing so gives ASIO criminal and civil immunity. Many, including lawyers and academics, have said they fear the agency will abuse this power.

Those who identify ASIO agents could also face a decade in prison under the new laws, a tenfold increase in the existing maximum penalty.

Oh, and this is just the first of three new anti-terror laws set to be introduced in Australia intended to neuter civil liberties. This is how freedom dies:

Source

That`s some serious crap...

Are the rest of us waiting the same faith in the next couple of years ?



Well; the first objective of inventing ISIS has been achieved, now for the second.

Notice how its not considered appropriate for young people to see a naked person on news on TV but its quite OK for the TV stations to show them terror porn on the nightly news.

Now you know the objective of showing all these beheadings of first aid mannequins on TV.

I watched one the other day in which the bloke did 7 forward and 8 backward strokes of the 'knife' and I still did not see any blood come out, not a single spurt and not a single blot on the ground.



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 03:47 AM
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... and our freedoms continue to get slowly chipped away, one terrorist excuse at a time...

Won't be long now.




posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 04:16 AM
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So basically its a loss of freedoms for the many to protect the few. The few being muslims.
Sure there are over a billion worldwide but in these non muslim countries they are the minority.

It is always the muslims creating this chaos. Always Always Always.

And the extremist blend in with the general muslim community.

How many people who defend the muslims would believe it is ok for communities to ban pit bulls because most dog attacks are committed by pit bulls but not all pit bulls are vicious.

Until cities or countries admit terrorism is caused exclusively by muslims and address the muslim problem we will never stop losing freedoms.

I have no idea what the answer is. I know not every Muslim is a terrorist and highly doubt you can outlaw Islam.

Unless the moderate muslims don't do something to distance themselves from the extremist I feel they will continue to be painted with the same broad brush.



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 04:28 AM
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originally posted by: RoScoLaz4
never let a good isis go to waste.

Yup just like the US didn't let 9/11 go to waste. Patriot Act, etc. Way to push things with "whistleblowers will face up to 10 years’ jail for disclosing classified information." Much more of a challenge to stifle these draconian laws now.



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 04:33 AM
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No.

This is not about Muslims, it may be presented as such, but this particular push has been "in the cards" for a while now.

Before ISIS, Before "credible threats" the last admin tried this and it fell flat.. at that time folks were still able to think for themselves and it failed.. dismally.. it also lost them many supporters.

But now.. in this constructed environment of heightened fear of a shadow enemy that we are told "is everywhere"

It passes with little or no opposition.. *for our safety*

This is the type of thing we saw the American gov get away with shortly after 9/11.. it's De-ja-vu on a massive scale.

they don't think we're dumb.. They just don't care what we (the voters.. the ones that gave them this power) think.

This is one.. of many new policy's that are at total odds to what it means to be Australian, what we used to proud of and it's got it's roots in a global agenda.. many are opening their eyes to the utter contempt from our gov, many are questioning how this is allowed... they cannot have that type of dissidence can they?

This is an attack on anyone that DARES speak i'll of our beloved dick... tator.. and his cronies under the hill.

This.. is a crackdown on what freedoms we had left.

This has nothing to do with Muslims, when you see beyond personal agenda..

when you think.



posted on Sep, 26 2014 @ 04:55 AM
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Gov protects us from terror attacks by restricting OUR freedom, invading OUR privacy, and prevent us from protesting against it. This doesn't sound like a war on terror but more like a war on citizens. Why punish the entire society when its intelligence agencies already have sophisticated technology and procedures for identifying and locating any individual on this planet?

Gov and its agencies already know who and where any serious or potential threats are, it's their job to know.

It's interesting that this IS global threat is bringing about an otherwise unlikely coalition of nations with such differing cultures, all joining together to make the world a safer place from terror. An Earth military.

NWO'ers, you don't sound so crazy anymore.



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