Australia's new surveillance laws have Edward Snowden's full attention.

Women and minorities are disproportionately spied on, and Edward Snowden has had enough.

While those of us in America were enjoying a long weekend of questionable origin, the Australian government passed some pretty crazy surveillance laws.

If you live in Australia, then basically every single thing you do involving telecommunications (Internet, phone, television — um, you know, life?) will be tracked and stored as metadata for two years. (Sound familiar?)

To put it mildly, this is a terrifying overreach of privacy. The fact is, even if the content of a message is hidden, the location and the people involved can reveal a startling amount about our personal lives.

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Recently the Google Ideas twitter account tweeted this photo:


Google Ideas is a think tank specifically dedicated to supporting free expression while fighting harassment.

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If you think a naked selfie or 2 between lovers shouldn't ruin lives, John Oliver's got your back.

If you got mugged, the police wouldn't be like, "Well, you should have known better than to carry cash!"

John Oliver wants to talk to you about online harassment and revenge porn. So of course he's using a random and, yes, hilarious, vintage AOL video to do it. I can't really do the spoof justice, but you can scroll to the bottom to watch it. But back to the online harassment thing.

John starts the convo by letting us know that in general, his online trolls are really tame:

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