PTA’s alleged persistent pursuit of a URL filtration and blocking system is not acceptable

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For Immediate Release   PTA’s  apparent persistent pursuit of a URL filtration and blocking system is not acceptable Contact: Sana Saleem – Bolo Bhi Email: sana@bolobhi.org Please note that this is an unconfirmed report but from a reliable source, we are following the situation and will be publishing confirmed reports immediately.  Karachi 20th June 2012:  We received information from […]

Google Committed To Internet Freedom In Pakistan

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Google Committed To Internet Freedom In Pakistan Contact: Sana Saleem CEO – Bolo Bhi Email: sana@bolobhi.org     KARACHI June 16:  On Thursday June’14th, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt along with Jared Cohen, Director Google Ideas, hosted a dinner at Serena Hotel, Islamabad, to discuss the use of technology for political, economic and social change in Pakistan. We would like to extend […]

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GNI Learning Forum 2012: Rights, practices and expression on the Internet

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The Global Network Initiative hosted its first Learning Forum in Washington DC on June 14, 2012. The discussion centred on safeguarding human rights, privacy and freedom of expression on the Internet. The other very interesting focus of discussion was on practices by businesses and Internet companies, and the engagement between them and governments where user data is […]

E-Crime Bill: Exclusion Of Civil Society Not Acceptable

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For Immediate Release   E-Crime Bill:  Exclusion Of Civil Society Not Acceptable  Contact: Sana Saleem CEO – Bolo Bhi Email: sana@bolobhi.org   KARACHI June 7:  Bolo Bhi, a rights based organization for advocacy, policy and research  expresses grave concerns regarding  the exclusion of Civil Society Groups from discussion on Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2010. We have learnt that a meeting was scheduled by […]