Gordon Campbell on the retrospective (someone wake big bruv over at The Standard) surveillance bill.
One can only conclude that neither the SIS nor the Police have much respect for the law. There seems to be no accountability when they break the law in such cases, or misinterpret it, or screw up. Perhaps this is because they know they can hold the politicians hostage, and get the law changed after the fact.
Once you’ve read it y’all are welcome to join me in my bunker. First week’s homework, chapters 1-6 of 1984. There may be a quiz.*
*On typing this I realise I don’t have a household copy of 1984. Thankfully going out to buy one won’t have disturbing consequences. Yet.