Censorship actions taken by the Department of Home Affairs over COVID-19 ‘misinformation’ have finally been revealed, with exact details unveiled in a FOI request and senate hearing.
Thousands of posts censored. In 2020, the Australian government’s Department of Home Affairs set up an internal unit designed specifically to surveil it’s own citizens for ‘misinformation’ regarding bushfires, COVID-19, and more. Now, the extent of the actions taken by this secretive wing of the Department have been revealed to the public, thanks to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request.
The Australian Government’s role in the Censorship Industrial Complex, and why this is different to necessary mode…
The Australian Government secretly surveilled and sought to censor online Covid-related speech throughout the pandemic in partnership with Big Tech platforms, newly released documents show. In March of this year, journalists Matt Taibbi and Michael Shellenberger testified to US Congress that they had uncovered a Censorship Industrial Complex during their investigation of Twitter’s internal files.