Posted on June 26, 2010 by Simon Phipps
Good snapshot of the history and thinking behind ForgeRock.
“Police, at their discretion, can deny access to the area and “use whatever force is necessary” to keep people out. Anyone who refuses to identify themselves or refuses to provide a reason for their visit can be fined up to $500. The new rules also give police the power to search anyone who approaches the fence. The regulation also says that if someone has a dispute with an officer and it goes to court “the police officer’s statement under oath is considered conclusive evidence under the Act.” — Draconican, excessive, unaccountable. When governments treat their citizens like this, democracy is deeply threatened.
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