By Paan Alberta
Another government using its repressive power to stifle dissent.
Australia [Polliter.com], Sunday, May19, 2013: In March, polliter.com exposed that the Australian Government was actively censoring twitter and social media to prevent and identify “dissidents” – people voicing opposition to the scandalous corruption and mismanagement of the Labor government. In subsequent articles we revealed that not only was this going on in the social media environment, but may extend to other web-sites, and include identifying the names and locations of anti-government citizens….(Full Story)
Note: Flipping “the bird” and engaging themselves in censorship are not all that Julia Gillard and her government do. They also engaged themselves in actively re-writing history, such as by removing from government websites information that shows that men are disadvantaged relative to women, as for example per this: Australian Demographics and Suicide Statistics