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Draconian Powers to be given to government agencies

Filed under: General — Scrap_The_CSA @ 12:37 pm Fri 23rd October 2009

State agency spy powers ‘chilling’

WHAT’S IN THE BILL THE POWERS: Video surveillance, watching private activity on private property, installing tracking devices, detaining people during a search, power to stop vehicles without a warrant for a search, warrantless seizure of “items in plain view”, power to hack into computers remotely, power to detain anyone at scene of search.

 WHO WILL GET THEM: Every agency with enforcement responsibilities, such as: Inland Revenue, Meat Board, local councils, Overseas Investment Office, Accident Compensation Corporation, Environment Risk Management Authority, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Pork Industry Board.

More like China everyday!


  1. Spy on others and get paid! This is where we are heading too.
    Internet Eyes UK
    Hitler would have been envious.

    Comment by SicKofNZ — Fri 23rd October 2009 @ 1:48 pm

  2. The state is so emboldened by what it has been able to achieve marginalising citizens with family law, that now it believes it should be able to do anything (and it can).


    Comment by Bruce Tichbon — Fri 23rd October 2009 @ 2:47 pm

  3. “Spy on others and get paid” WRNZ has been doing that for years. Paid spies for the Femnazi thought police.

    Comment by Peter — Sat 24th October 2009 @ 10:07 am

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