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State of IT Governance in Pakistan – A Report by Bolo Bhi

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Over the last two-and-a-half, years we at Bolo Bhi have engaged with government and non-government stakeholders on the issue of censorship in Pakistan, to find a way to minimize and end it. While much effort is spent on blocking and censoring content on the Internet in Pakistan, and conversation around it, we wanted to begin […]

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Pakistan’s Internet BANwagon: A Documentary by Bolo Bhi

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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 policymaking in the ICT sector. Find here what they have to say. Watch Pakistan’s Internet BANwagon a documentary by Bolo Bhi, featuring policymakers and industry professionals. […]

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پاس ورڈ: اولین دفاع

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پاس ورڈ: اولین دفاع   آپ کتنے پاس ورڈ استعمال کرتے ہیں؟ اپنے پاس ورڈز ک بغیر لکهے آپ کیسے یاد رکهتے ہیں؟ کیا آپ اپنے پاس ورڈ اس خوف سے تبدیل نہیں کرتے کہ کہیں بهول نہ جائیں؟ کیا آپ ہر مقصد کے لیے ایک ہی پاس ورڈ استعمال کرتے ہیں؟   محفوظ پاس […]

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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 […]

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The Dangers of a Content Filtration System

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What would happen if a content filtration system such as the one The National ICT R&D Fund has advertised seeking proposals for were put in place? How would it affect the privacy of Internet users in Pakistan and what kinds of abuses would it invite? A discussion by a member on a social networking site sheds light […]