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“Privacy Screens” Set Up At Sydney’s Central Station Are Today’s Chill Cop Move. Travellers who refuse to hand over their phone or laptop passwords to Customs officials can now be slapped with a $5000 fine. Photo: The Customs and Excise Act 2018 - which comes into effect today - sets guidelines around how Customs can carry out "digital strip-searches". Previously, Customs could stop anyone at the border and demand to see their electronic devices. However, the law did not specify that people had to also provide a password. The updated law makes clear that travellers must provide access - whether that be a password, pin-code or fingerprint - but officials would need to have a reasonable suspicion of wrongdoing.

"It is a file-by-file [search] on your phone. We're not going into 'the cloud'. If people refused to comply, they could be fined up to $5000 and their device would be seized and forensically searched. Mr Brown said the law struck the "delicate balance" between a person's right to privacy and Customs' law enforcement responsibilities. The SHOCKINGLY TRUE Story of HOW the Masses are SO EASILY Controlled. Anti-terrorism bill: police to get power to secretly search suspect's house | Australia news.

Federal police will gain the power to secretly search a terrorism suspect’s home, enter through an innocent neighbour’s property and impersonate people, without having to notify the subjects of the warrant for six months or more. A coalition of Australian media companies, in a submission published on Wednesday, argued an associated two-year jail term for unauthorised disclosure of information about such searches could further erode press freedom. The Law Council and civil libertarians also told the Senate inquiry into the laws that the proposed the six-month waiting period for notification should be shortened. The delayed notification search warrant provisions are part of the Abbott government’s second national security bill, which aims to make it easier to detain and prosecute terrorism suspects and investigate such offences.

“Notice of the search will be required to be given to the occupier of a searched premise at a later date, generally within six months,” the explanatory notes said. Surveillance. Oklahoma Governor Signs Anti-Protest Law Imposing Huge Fines on “Conspirator” Organizations. A statute aimed at suppressing protests against oil and gas pipelines has been signed into law in Oklahoma, as a related bill advances through the state legislature.

The two bills are part of a nationwide trend in anti-protest laws meant to significantly increase legal penalties for civil disobedience. The Oklahoma law signed this week is unique, however, in its broad targeting of groups “conspiring” with protesters accused of trespassing. It takes aim at environmental organizations Republicans have blamed for anti-pipeline protests that have become costly for local governments. The statute Oklahoma Gov. Under the newly signed trespassing law individuals will face a felony and a minimum $10,000 fine if a court determines they entered property intending to damage, vandalize, deface, “impede or inhibit operations of the facility.” A section of the law defining “critical infrastructure” includes various types of fossil fuel facilities.

According to Public Radio Tulsa, Democrat Rep. Risk and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Advanced Imaging Technology Full Body Scanners for Airline Passenger Security Screening. TERROR, SECURITY, AND MONEY: BALANCING THE RISKS, BENEFITS, AND COSTS OF HOMELAND SECURITY. Meet the Bogus Technology the Government Will Use to Frame You. The Birth of a Police State: UK Police to be Granted Sweeping New Powers. The UK Government is about to pass legislation which will make any behaviour perceived to potentially ‘cause nuisance or annoyance’ a criminal offence. The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill also grants local authorities, police and even private security firms sweeping powers to bar citizens from assembling lawfully in public spaces.

Those who refuse orders under the new rules will face arrest, fines and even prison time. The Ever Increasing Powers The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill, which passed the committee stage of its progress through the House of Commons on Monday 15th July, purports to simplify this legacy of New Labour’s legislative promiscuity. Being Annoying is now Illegal The Bill introduces Injunctions to Prevent Nuisance and Annoyance (IPNAS) to replace ABSO’S.

The ASBO has allowed the line between criminal behaviour and annoying behaviour to become hopelessly blurred – and the IPNAs will only serve to increase the problem. Dispersal Orders. We Are the Government: Tactics for Taking Down the Police State. We Are the Government: Tactics for Taking Down the Police State By John W. WhiteheadAugust 18, 2015 “The people have the power, all we have to do is awaken that power in the people. The people are unaware. Saddled with a corporate media that marches in lockstep with the government, elected officials who dance to the tune of their corporate benefactors, and a court system that serves to maintain order rather than mete out justice, Americans often feel as if they have no voice, no authority and no recourse when it comes to holding government officials accountable and combatting rampant corruption and injustice. We’re impotent in the face of SWAT teams that break down doors and leave toddlers scarred for life.

Make no mistake about it: virtually anything and everything is a crime nowadays (feeding the birds, growing vegetables in your front yard, etc.) to such an extent that if a prosecutor, police officer and judge were so inclined, you could be locked up for any inane reason. Cali Cop Draws Gun On Lawbiding American Mayor Does Nothing. An Obama Executive Order Legalizes Slave Labor In America. Exhibiting more credibility than Snopes. Snopes, the official debunker for the New World Order. Following yesterday’s article dealing with how Obama is positioning to control all food through nationalizing the resource, the trolls have been out in force. And are they ever getting desperate! The globalist minions, known in part as the Obama administration, do not want the public reading about the NDAA, Executive Order 13603 (EO) and the CIA’s funding of ISIS.

As Snopes has wrongly stated, there is nothing to worry about with regard to EO 13603 and it represents nothing new. Snopes? Really? Lying In the Bushes Obama’s EO 13603 has been lying dormant for nearly three years. The fact remains that during the tenure of Obama, the NDAA was passed which can snatch you off of the street with no due process. Obama Is Re-Introducing Slavery to America Sec. 502. There is only ONE word for forced, “uncompensated employment”. Sec. 601. How Will DHS Conduct Mass Roundups of American Citizens?

Conclusion. Today Congress Votes to Take Your Passport. Revolutions most often become horrific parodies as they inevitably turn inward on their own people. The former subjects of Louis XVI soon understood liberté, égalité, fraternité to in fact mean the guillotine. In the name of fighting one's enemies, the regime takes to cannibalizing its own citizens, as the motion of the action requires the "enemies" list to orient ever more inwardly. Which brings us to the matter of HR 237, a bill to "[t]o authorize the revocation or denial of passports and passport cards to individuals affiliated with foreign terrorist organizations, and for other purposes," coming to the Floor of the US House today on, of all things, the "suspension calendar. " This "suspension calendar" accommodates bills that are traditionally considered uncontroversial in nature and thus not requiring the full daylight of a thorough Congressional debate.

Think: renaming post offices. As my old colleague Norman Singleton brings to light, HR 237 is hardly uncontroversial. Lawmakers Vote to Let Obama Take Your Passport Without Trial. In a radical attack on the due-process rights of Americans that received virtually no media attention, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted to give the Obama administration the unilateral power to strip you of your passport and right to travel without a trial or even criminal charges. The scheme does not even include a way to challenge your status as a non-person involuntarily trapped inside U.S. borders on orders from the secretary of state. Lawmakers, some of whom could themselves be caught in the dragnet along with myriad administration officials, praised the effort as a way to stop alleged terrorists from travelling.

But critics said it was yet another attack on the fundamental rights of Americans, such as due-process protections, and that it must be resisted. As if to illustrate how out of touch with the U.S. Lawmakers who supported the measure, though, put a different spin on it. “The House has now acted to locate and contain these traitors,” Rep. “The U.S. New Obama policy would make “merely posting firearm information on the internet” a crime. Emily Stanchfield/Flickr By Mac Slavo | The blogosphere is sounding off about a pending new Obama policy that would impact not only the 2nd Amendment, but the 1st Amendment as well. As incredible as it seems, individuals would be in violation by “merely posting information on the Internet about common firearms” which “could be interpreted as illegally sharing sensitive information with foreign nationals” Applying issues related to “exporting” and “foreign nations” under an international treaty to individual on-line speech (under the guise of improperly sharing technical data about firearms) may seem like a stretch, but it is apparently what is happening, unless public opposition is voiced before this oh-so quiet regulation sets in towards the end of summer.

Gun control and control of free speech would be combined in a new Obama administration plan that could send Second Amendment advocates to prison. And the penalty for violating this policy could be drastic if upheld: Yikes. The Rutherford Institute :: The NSA’s Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance. The NSA’s Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance By John W. WhiteheadMay 26, 2015 “The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control.”

—William Binney, NSA whistleblower We now have a fourth branch of government. As I document in my new book Battlefield America: The War on the American People, this fourth branch came into being without any electoral mandate or constitutional referendum, and yet it possesses superpowers, above and beyond those of any other government agency save the military. It is all-knowing, all-seeing and all-powerful. You might know this branch of government as Surveillance, but I prefer “technotyranny,” a term coined by investigative journalist James Bamford to refer to an age of technological tyranny made possible by government secrets, government lies, government spies and their corporate ties. The police state is about to pass off the baton to the surveillance state. This is about to be the new face of policing in America. US~Observer - What every American needs to know - The Power of an “Offer of Proof”

Citizens’ Growing Protests against Border Patrol Checkpoints Inside the U.S. Some Americans are refusing to answer questions at Border Patrol checkpoints set up many miles away from U.S. borders, believing the questions posed by Border Patrol agents are unacceptable for law abiding citizens. Many of these protestors are also using their dashboard cameras to record their encounters with agents, some of whom have resorted to breaking windows, dragging motorists from their vehicles and detaining them, according to The Houston Chronicle.

The newspaper reports “these travelers are among the latest to join what appears to be an informal alliance of people, possibly into the hundreds, recording their encounters at Border Patrol checkpoints,” and that “some of the travelers appear to be making a stand for what they say are their rights and contend that the government, which has long drawn support for doing whatever is needed to protect the nation's borders, is going too far.” Sauer spent several hours being detained by agents before being released. To Learn More: 5 Police Officers vs A law knowing Citizen. » Feds Urge Banks to Call Cops on Customers Who Withdraw $5,000 or More Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

The Justice Department is ordering bank employees to consider calling the cops on customers who withdraw $5,000 dollars or more, a chilling example of how the war on cash is intensifying. Banks are already required to file ‘suspicious activity reports’ on their customers, with threats of fines and even jail time for directors if financial institutions don’t meet quotas. But as investor and financial blogger Simon Black points out, last week, “A senior official from the Justice Department spoke to a group of bankers about the need for them to rat out their customers to the police.” Assistant attorney general Leslie Caldwell gave a speech in which he urged banks to “alert law enforcement authorities about the problem” so that police can “seize the funds” or at least “initiate an investigation”. Black provides a chilling scenario under which an attempt to withdraw your own money from your bank account could end with a home visit from the cops.

Receive The Underground Insider! A “game changer?” Starting April 1st, big changes to how the state collects DNA from those arrested, convicted. MADISON (WITI) — Criminals, consider yourself warned. Freedom isn’t the only thing you’ll soon be giving up if you’re arrested. Starting April, 1st 2015, big changes in how the state collects DNA from offenders. A new law is being called a “game changer” and a possible “cold case killer” by some, but not everyone is happy about it. Recently, FOX6 News got an exclusive tour of the State Crime Lab in Madison.

“When you think of the scope of science, it`s been pretty recent that we`ve been analyzing DNA the way we have,” data bank supervisor Jennifer Naugle said. Naugle showed FOX6 News new rooms where a slew of new employees will move in. “For us specifically in this unit, it`s just providing investigative leads.

Currently, every time a new felon is convicted, a swab is taken from inside their cheek. “We talk to our scientists about it all the time. Just last week, Omar Aldape made his first court appearance in Racine County for a heinous sexual assault from 2013. “We will save lives. Two Administrations and Congress Dismantled the Constitution – How Can It Be Restored? Washington's Blog. MEMORANDUM FOR: Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) Subject: Two Administrations and Congress Dismantled the Constitution – How Can It Be Restored?

Drastic Erosion of Citizen Privacy Since 9/11 Since the events of September 11, 2001, actions by successive U.S. administrations – backed by legislation such as the Patriot Act and the FISA Amendments Act (FAA) – have eroded privacy provisions guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution. Lawsuits challenging these actions have languished, with the U.S. Supreme Court having declined to hear the one case to reach it for review, Clapper vs. Post-9/11 DOJ Legal Opinions Roll Back Rights How did America manage to arrive at such a wretched state of affairs?

Despite Legal Reversals, Constitutional Abuse Unabated In 2008 the OLC issued two reversals of the earlier post-9/11 OLC opinions of John C. Mr. Congressional Floundering Preventive Failure Snowden Revelations –Page 30. –Page 98. –P. 111. Shock Video: Police Tase Elderly Man With His Hands Up. Victim offering no resistance gets blasted with 50,000 volts Paul Joseph Watson Prison February 23, 2015 Shocking video out of Florida shows police tasering an elderly man despite the fact that his hands are up and he appears to be offering no resistance. The clip, which was filmed by a family on their way to Key West, shows cops yelling at people inside the vehicle before the elderly man exits the passenger side of the car with his hands up. “Oh he’s just an old man!” Remarks one of the eyewitnesses. The cop grabs the man’s arm and orders him to get down on the ground. The man collapses to the ground while screaming in agony. “They tasered him! One of the officers appears to be shouting that the man was resisting, although he immediately puts his hands behind his back while laying face down on the floor.

The family filming the incident then become concerned that they will be “harassed” for doing so, leading the woman to say, “Yeah maybe David, can you put it away.” U.S. From Warrior Cops to Community Police: A Former Chief on How We Can Turn Back the Tide of Militarization. Officials in Missouri are SUING THEIR OWN RESIDENTS for Voting Against the Police State. Efforts to curb police brutality 'met with more force’ – pepper-sprayed teacher — RT USA. Off the Grid in Florida, Robin Speronis Fights Municipal Code. All Over America, Government Officials Are Cracking Down On Preppers.

Alex Jones Predicted Radical Islam Would Attack West. U.S. Supreme Court Rules 8-1 that Citizens Have No Protection Against Fourth Amendment Violations by Police Officers Ignorant of the Law. Irony. (VIDEO) “I Don’t Answer Questions” Witness the Power of Remaining Silent. Experts On Third World Banana Republics: The U.S. has Become a Third World Banana Republic → Washingtons Blog. Actually, Riots are Good: The Economic Case for Riots in Ferguson. Ted Cruz: 'Presidential Temper Tantrum Is Not a Rational Response' Two brothers are harassed by police Then one officer gives a shove and ignites a public brawl!

MassPrivateI: America's school kids now under psychiatric surveillance. Ray McGovern, CIA Analyst for 27 Years, is Arrested and Roughed Up in NYC for Trying to Protest Retired General Petraeus. Video: Cop Goes Nuts When Told “God Bless You” Cops Threaten Dancers With Felony Arrest – for Dancing. “Stop Thanking Me for My Service” – Former U.S. Army Ranger Blasts American Foreign Policy and The Corporate State. More “War on Terror” Abuses – Spying Powers Are Used for Terrorism Only 0.5% of the Time. Resistance is Futile: The Violent Cost of Challenging the American Police State. Police Officer: 'if you don’t want to get shot...just do what I tell you.' Ferguson Wakes Up To The New World Order. TSA Admits Illegals Fly with No ID.

America Is Under Military Occupation, But Americans Are Pushing Back. The Absurd, Bureaucratic Hell That Is the American Police State. Cell Phone Guide For US Protesters, Updated 2014 Edition. Ferguson Police AWOL For Looting, Out in Force to Crush First Amendment, Arrest Journalists. The Military Occupation Of Ferguson, Missouri Is Just A Preview Of What Is Coming To America. Student finds mobile phone while out celebrating his 18th and is ARRESTED after handing it in to police.

To Provoke and Suppress: The Military Occupation of Ferguson, Missouri. This Is The Terrifying Result Of The Militarization Of US Police. The Absurd, Bureaucratic Hell That Is the American Police State. The Stealing of America by the Cops, the Courts, the Corporations and Congress. State police now fingerprinting every Texan. Social services 'set up CCTV camera in couple's bedroom'

Government Protects Criminals by Attacking Whistleblowers Washington's Blog. NSA Targets As “Extremists” Americans Who Simply Wish to Protect Themselves from Oppression. Report: Militarized Police Treating Citizens As “Wartime Enemies” 10 Things You Need to Know To Flex Your Rights at Festivals, Concerts, or Sporting Events. Watch TSA Nude Body Scanners Get Defeated. Photography is Not a Crime: PINAC | Photography is Not a Crime.

Father Faces Child Endangerment Charges After Son Skips Church. Regional SWAT squad claims it is a private organization, not subject to public records law. 16 Ways the Supreme Court Built the Police State and Destroyed Your Rights. Patriots Preventing Malfeasance. Deescalating the Police. Glenn Greenwald's partner detained at Heathrow airport for nine hours | World news. A slice of pizza and a one-way ticket to the big house: the three-strikes law. With Mass Incarceration, U.S. is Guilty of a Slow Motion Genocide. President Obama has been a disaster for civil liberties. {PSYCHOPATHIC POLICE} If You See Something, Film it Recording Police is Dangerous but Necessary. A slice of pizza and a one-way ticket to the big house: the three-strikes law.

Govt. Says It Can Assassinate or Indefinitely Detain Americans on American Soil Without Any Due Process. Farsnews. » Video: Border Patrol Attempt To Seize Phone From Libertarian Filming Inland Checkpoint Stop Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind! You Break the Law Every Day … Without Even Knowing It. Ex CIA agent explains how to delete the elite! 72 Types Of Americans That Are Considered “Potential Terrorists” In Official Government Documents. Cops SWAT Innocent Family, Destroy Home Security Cameras To Cover Up Evidence.