I’d like to draw your attention to a very interesting article on The Guardian by Katherine Murphy.
Given The Guardian doesn’t have the WordPress “reblog” feature, this is the best I can do!
Given that parliament seems to be on a path to deliver a bigger surveillance state and less means for whistleblowers to expose its abuses or for journalists to scrutinise it, a bit of push back from the community might have been expected. This is, after all, a pretty important principle: public interest disclosure and press freedom.
Click through to read the full article at The Guardian. Even if you are not Australian you might find parallels in your own country.
Katherine’s profile lists other articles you may find interesting.