January 17, 2012

Australian Agency Monitors Groups Online that Target Critical Energy Infrastructure

The more serious your actions are, the more they will target you. That is ok. Repression is never a reason to not do what is necessary. Repression is just one more reason to fight. When they increase repression, you escalate. Or regroup and get stronger. But you always come back, harder.

Re-posted from Earth First! Newswire


A private intelligence company, the National Open Source Intelligence Centre, works under contract for the Australian Federal Police and the federal Attorney-General’s Department to monitor activist websites, blogs, Facebook and Twitter to provide warning and analysis of protest activity.

Details of its work have emerged as internal government documents reveal a push by the Resources Minister, Martin Ferguson, to increase surveillance of protest groups, including by specialist intelligence officers employed by the AFP.


Read whole article here.

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