Thursday, August 22, 2013

Repugnant NZ GCSB law enables Govt to spy on its own citizens...

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key at Bowen House in Wellington on 3 July 2013Prime Minister John Key said the legislation was not about "wholesale spying"

New Zealand has passed legislation allowing its main intelligence agency to spy on residents and citizens.

Parliament voted 61 to 59 on Wednesday to expand the powers of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).

GCSB was only previously allowed to spy on those with no right to reside in New Zealand.
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