Edited text of the presentation given at Kiwicon 2012 (“New Zealand’s Hacker Con”) by Tech Liberty co-founder Thomas Beagle.
Do not ask for whom the panopticon watches, it watches for thee
My name is Thomas Beagle and I’m from Tech Liberty. We’re a New Zealand lobby group dedicated to protecting civil liberties in the digital age.
I’m going to survey some of the political issues that affect our civil liberties before talking in a bit more depth about where we’re up to with mass surveillance in New Zealand.