We are about to be subjected to a national facial recognition database among a raft of new anti-terrorism laws and the public have shrugged and there has been little to no outcry. In fact, aqccording to the most recent poll, 2 in 3 Australians are unconcerned about the facial recognition database.
What can we do to raise awareness about the risks to a free society and democracy that the erosion to civil liberties pose?
What can we do to make further attacks on civil liberties politically costly for the duopoly?
I don’t have any answers, but we need them.