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Australian Police Raids Target News Media Over Leaked Documents -

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SOUND FAMILIAR? The police said in a statement that the warrant was related “to the alleged publishing of information classified as an official secret, which is an extremely serious matter that has the potential to undermine Australia’s national security.” 'The Australian union for journalists called it “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”“Australians are entitled to know what their governments do in their name! That clearly includes plans by government agencies to digitally spy on Australians by hacking into our emails, bank accounts and text messages.” In April 2018, a top-secret proposal to expand the powers of the Australian Signals Directorate, (the equivalent of the National Security Agency in the US) was to be submitted for ministerial approval. The proposal would allow “cyber spooks to target onshore threats without the country’s top law officer knowing.” 

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