I do hope but doubt that ASIO focuses on Andrew Bolt for incitement of hatred


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Spy laws passed in Senate: ASIO given new powers

Australia has no specific laws that protect privacy, so innocent people who may be monitored have “very little by way of redress in legal terms”.

The Palmer United Party managed to attach an amendment that means anyone who publicly names an ASIO agent could be jailed for up to a decade, which is a 10-time increase in the existing maximum penalty.

“Everybody condemns what (terror group) ISIL is doing, it’s horrendous, it’s barbaric, but we do not want to see the fabric of our own society here in Australia torn apart.”