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Data retention: ASIO says Web browsing habits would need a warrant

Steven Roper

...I cannot understand why it is correct for all your privacy to be invaded for a commercial purpose, but not by me to save your life.

Because, Mr. Irvine, despite your deceptive insistence to the contrary, your interest is not to save my life, your interest is solely to ensure my complete and unquestioning obedience to the letter of the law, regardless of how unjust, unreasonable or unfair that law may be. A society in which resistance to the established order is impossible is a society that has no need of freedom or civil liberties.

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