Over the past few years the federal government has passed more and more laws granting police and security agencies greater access to our private communications.

Law enforcement agencies claim the powers protect Australians from criminals, but there are growing concerns that they actually weaken our online security.

Today, writer for The Saturday Paper and chair of Digital Rights Watch Lizzie O’Shea on Australia’s ever expanding surveillance powers, and if they could actually make us more vulnerable.

Guest: Writer for The Saturday Paper and chair of Digital Rights Watch Lizzie O’Shea.

First published on 7am: https://7ampodcast.com.au/episodes/the-growing-australian-surveillance-state

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