Posted by | June 13, 2014
Why Knowing Takes Precedence Over Not Knowing

On February 12, 2014, Bolo Bhi filed three Freedom of Information requests under the FOI 2002 Ordinance with the Ministry of Information Technology, Pakistan Telecommunications (MOITT). The requests were filed...

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Posted by | June 13, 2014
Freedom of Information Requests

June 11, 2014: Representatives of Bolo Bhi and MOITT attend hearing at Federal Ombudsman's office Re: Internet Surveillance  On February 12, 2014, Bolo Bhi filed Freedom of Information requests, directed...

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Posted by | May 15, 2014
Technology Experts Submit Report to the LHC in YouTube Case

On an order dated March 13, 2014, the divisional bench hearing the 'YouTube case' issued directions Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunications (MOITT) to meet with four court-appointed...

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Posted by | May 13, 2014
Submission to Court in YouTube Case: May 13, 2014

Date: May 13, 2014 Writ Petition 958­2013: BytesforAll vs Federation Lahore High Court Submitted to: Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah & Justice Atir Mahmood Honourable Sirs, Below is a summary...

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Posted by | March 27, 2014
Netsweeper in Use in Pakistan

There is a strong reason to believe now that the traffic for our gateways is being managed by Netsweeper. The research revolves around one of the key gateways that handles...

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Posted by | March 15, 2014
To Block or Not to Block: YouTube

This article was originally published in Newsline's September 2013 issue “We’ve taught YouTube a lesson by banning it and forcing Google to lose out on revenue in Pakistan because it...

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Posted by | February 27, 2014
The Government of Pakistan Must unban YouTube Now

US court directs Google to remove Innocence of Muslims video based on the copyright claim by the actress A US appeals court in San Francisco has directed Google to remove...

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Posted by | February 17, 2014
Pakistan’s Internet BANwagon: A Documentary by Bolo Bhi

Over the last year, Bolo Bhi has spoken to multiple people - entrepreneurs, startups, industry professionals, legal and technical experts, and policymakers - on the issue of Internet censorship and...

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Posted by | February 13, 2014
Blocking of YouTube: What’s Legal, What’s Not

Published in the January 2014 edition of the All Pakistan Law Decisions Journal Section, "Why the YouTube Ban is Illegal and Undesirable" by lawyer Babar Sattar, discusses the legality of...

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Posted by | September 2, 2013
Minister, We the People Need to be Heard

We believe it is necessary for the government to include citizens in the policy-making process. As the government devises policies concerning our online spaces, netizens views need to be taken...

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