BREAKING….New Zealand has passed a bill allowing its main intelligence agency to spy on residents and citizens, despite widespread opposition to the move.
On Wednesday, the New Zealand parliament passed the bill to expand the power of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) by 61 to 59 votes.
The bill drew criticism last year after it was revealed that the GCSB had illegally spied on Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom as part of an investigation into online privacy by Washington.
Following the revelation, an official report said that Dotcom was just one among many other New Zealanders to have been spied on by the…
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