Feds ponder jamming journo comms in Australian Parliament

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Canberra’s appetite for security theatre could soon see comms blackouts in Parliament House as a response to terrorist threats.

The proposal emerged by way of a briefing with the president of the press gallery, David Speers, who told Fairfax Media it’s part of a plan to ramp up parliamentary security.

As well as armed Australian Federal Police (AFP) patrols of the press gallery’s office space in parliament, Speers said the plan includes jamming “telephone and internet links in the event of a terrorist threat” or some other un-named variety of security incident.

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