Posted by | January 25, 2019
Our Official Correspondence Problem: Section 37

On January 21, Nida Kirmani and Reema Omer received notices from Twitter Legal via email, alerting them their tweets had been reported. Twitter had received "official correspondence" claiming the content...

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Posted by | March 3, 2016
Bolo Bhi challenges Section 9.8 of Telecom Policy in Court

Bolo Bhi has amended its existing petition before the Islamabad High Court challenging the government and PTA’s powers to block content online, to include Section 9.8 of the Telecom Policy...

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Posted by | August 12, 2015
Joint Action Committee Submits Legal Redraft of PECB15

On August 11, 2015, industry groups and digital and human rights organizations, under the umbrella of the Joint Action Committee, submitted their proposed revisions on the government's draft Prevention of...

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Posted by | April 15, 2015
Press Conference: Joint Action Committee on Cyber Crime Bill 2015

A joint press conference was held at the National Press Club in Islamabad on April 15, 2015, addressed by Wahaj us Siraj, Convenor Internet Service Providers Association of Pakistan (ISPAK),...

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Posted by | January 22, 2015
Long Story Short: Blocking on the Internet

Here's the long story short on blocking on the Internet: 1) Internet is a passive medium – unless you make a conscious effort to access certain content, you don't see...

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Posted by | January 21, 2015
Hearing 2: Bolo Bhi’s Petition Challenging IMCEW

The second hearing of Bolo Bhi’s case challenging the legality of the IMCEW was held before the Islamabad High Court on Thursday, January 15, 2015. Counsel for the Ministry of...

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Posted by | December 29, 2014
Petition Annexure

BEFORE THE ISLAMABAD HIGH COURT, ISLAMABAD W.P. NO. 4994/2014  WRIT PETITION UNDER ARTICLE 199 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN, 1973 READ ALONG WITH ALL OTHER ENABLING PROVISIONS...

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Posted by | December 29, 2014
Some Disclosure At Last

On December 12, 2014, Bolo Bhi filed a petition challenging the legality of the IMCEW. On December 15, our petition came up for a preliminary hearing before Justice Athar Minallah...

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Posted by | December 18, 2014
Hearing 1: Bolo Bhi’s Petition Challenging IMCEW

On December 12, 2014, Bolo Bhi filed a writ petition in the Islamabad High Court, challenging the legality of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for the Evaluation of Websites (IMCEW).  [More details...

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Posted by | December 14, 2014
Bolo Bhi Files Petition Challenging Legality of IMCEW

Bolo Bhi Files Petition Challenging Legality of IMCEW December 14, 2014: Bolo Bhi has filed a writ petition in the Islamabad High Court challenging the legality of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for...

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