The federal government has announced that it will be investing $500 million to improve Australia’s space-based surveillance and intelligence capabilities.
Elsight has developed the ‘Multichannel’, a portable communications system which is able to send and receive encrypted data from any point in the world.
One such person who was affected by the Jill Meagher case is humble Sydney-based entrepreneur Christian Beck who, as the founder of LEAP Legal Software, isn’t unfamiliar with what it takes to build a profitable technology company. It was this incident that motivated Beck to create a solution that would help reduce unexpected deaths that like of Jill Meagher occurring in the future.
If Ai Weiwei is right in calling surveillance a threat to ‘civilised society’, technology developers have not only an economic, but a moral incentive to innovate.