[Ed. – Make no mistake, as a former POTUS-in-Chief used to say. This is coming to America, if some people get what they want.]
In its bid to stamp out the coronavirus, Australia has gone full fascist, embracing civil rights violations so severe they have some calling it “literal evil dystopia nightmare fuel.” The list of violations is extensive, so get ready.
Restricted International Travel
There’s no coming in or going out of Australia without permission. …
Restricted Interstate Travel
“People in South Australia will be forced to download an app that combines facial recognition and geolocation. The state will text them at random times,” Friedersdorf notes.
Once they’ve been texted, people “will have 15 minutes to take a picture of their face in the location where they are supposed to be. Should they fail, the local police department will be sent to follow up in person.” …
Australia is setting up decontamination tents in people's yards in Sydney. Extra police and the military are patrolling to ensure lockdown compliance.
Trying to work out when my home turned into North Korea…pic.twitter.com/lKgKzoxWkM
— Sydney Watson (@SydneyLWatson) August 8, 2021