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Australian police spying on web, phone usage with no warrants

i-reek (1140437) writes | more than 2 years ago

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i-reek (1140437) writes "Australian police, along with government agencies, are accessing phone and internet account information, outward and inward call details, phone and internet access location data, and details of IP addresses visited of Australian citizens, all without judicial warrants . In the last two years, some states have shown an increase of more than 50 per cent in these surveillance authorisations, which can be granted by senior police officers and officials instead of a magistrate or judge."
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