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Press Conference: Joint Action Committee on Cyber Crime Bill 2015

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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), Farieha Aziz, Director Bolo Bhi, Syed Ahmad, Spokesman Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) and Khwaja Saad Saleem, Vice President ISPAK. The purpose of this press […]

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What’s Brewing: Pakistan Government’s Proposed Cybercrime Law

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We believe we have obtained a version of the government’s modified cybercrime bill. Background: ISPAK (Internet Service Providers Association), P@SHA (Pakistan Software Houses Association) and the Ministry of IT & Telecommunications, after consultations agreed to a stakeholder draft (please note though no civil society organization or members were privy to this). This was then sent […]

Joint Statement from Civil Society to Technology Companies for Expanded Transparency Reports

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Joint Statement from Civil Society to Technology Companies for Expanded Transparency Reports The undersigned organizations and individuals commend the recent efforts adopted by more than 43 companies to produce transparency reports that document the numbers of content removal and data requests by government and encourage all companies that collect user data to do the same. […]

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Pakistan’s WordPress Ban: Flip Flop Switch

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In the early hours of March 22nd, WordPress was blocked for users within Pakistan. Like with most bans concerning Internet users in Pakistan, reports began emerging as disgruntled users started reporting the issue on social media. Soon enough, multiple national and international news outlets picked up on the reports of the blockade. This comes shortly […]

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Digital Security Training with Bolo Bhi at Children’s Literature Festival

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On February 26 and 27, 2015, Bolo Bhi representatives Farieha Aziz and Ghausia Rashid Salam conducted digital security trainings at the Teachers’ Literature Festival (TLF) and the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) in Karachi. Bolo Bhi conducted two separate digital security trainings for teachers and students. The CLF was founded by Baela Raza Jamil and co-founded […]

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Can Censorship Counter Terrorism?

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As the world continues to transition into the digital age, globally the fight against terror is being fought on more fronts than just the physical battlefield. As states attempt to balance matters of national security and a democratic way of life, the two are often presented as either-or options.  We are told we can either […]

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Press Conference: Joint Action Committee on Cyber Crime Bill 2015

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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), Farieha Aziz, Director Bolo Bhi, Syed Ahmad, Spokesman Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) and Khwaja Saad Saleem, Vice President ISPAK. The purpose of this press […]

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What’s Brewing: Pakistan Government’s Proposed Cybercrime Law

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We believe we have obtained a version of the government’s modified cybercrime bill. Background: ISPAK (Internet Service Providers Association), P@SHA (Pakistan Software Houses Association) and the Ministry of IT & Telecommunications, after consultations agreed to a stakeholder draft (please note though no civil society organization or members were privy to this). This was then sent […]

Joint Statement from Civil Society to Technology Companies for Expanded Transparency Reports

Posted · Add Comment

Joint Statement from Civil Society to Technology Companies for Expanded Transparency Reports The undersigned organizations and individuals commend the recent efforts adopted by more than 43 companies to produce transparency reports that document the numbers of content removal and data requests by government and encourage all companies that collect user data to do the same. […]

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Pakistan’s WordPress Ban: Flip Flop Switch

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In the early hours of March 22nd, WordPress was blocked for users within Pakistan. Like with most bans concerning Internet users in Pakistan, reports began emerging as disgruntled users started reporting the issue on social media. Soon enough, multiple national and international news outlets picked up on the reports of the blockade. This comes shortly […]

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Digital Security Training with Bolo Bhi at Children’s Literature Festival

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On February 26 and 27, 2015, Bolo Bhi representatives Farieha Aziz and Ghausia Rashid Salam conducted digital security trainings at the Teachers’ Literature Festival (TLF) and the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) in Karachi. Bolo Bhi conducted two separate digital security trainings for teachers and students. The CLF was founded by Baela Raza Jamil and co-founded […]

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Can Censorship Counter Terrorism?

Posted · Add Comment

As the world continues to transition into the digital age, globally the fight against terror is being fought on more fronts than just the physical battlefield. As states attempt to balance matters of national security and a democratic way of life, the two are often presented as either-or options.  We are told we can either […]