theage.com.au 8 Apr 2013
The focus of this article is data 'rip off'.
The colloquial term 'rip off' is widely understood for example from a customer's point of view that
- one did not receive in entirety what one paid for,
- one was misled and given another product not the one advertised,
- one was short changed,
According to Australian consumer laws, the above mentioned examples are illegal, i.e. criminal matters punishable by law enforced by police.
Theft or stealing (anything) is a criminal offence, and the masses are constantly reminded of this at petrol stations.
When corporations for example telcos or oil companies steal from the general population, there is no police intervention into the thefts by the corporations
To date there is no class action law suit by the masses for data theft by the telcos.
The telcos write the laws.
The police have a duty to keep the masses inline and subservient to the corporations.
Laws are set up in such a manner to punish the masses for any disobedience.
Corporations and authorities are above any laws they implement on society.