Posted by | December 11, 2014
State of IT Governance in Pakistan – A Report by Bolo Bhi

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...

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Posted by | December 5, 2014
Beating Around the Bush on YouTube – Again

During the 16th session of the National Assembly of Pakistan on December 4, 2014, MNA Shazia Marri received a written response from the Cabinet Division to her question on the...

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Posted by | October 31, 2014
Coming Soon: Paper on State of IT Governance in Pakistan

In January 2014, we interviewed various technology and industry experts in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi. The next few months we spent compiling and updating our paper. We are sharing now...

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Posted by | October 29, 2014
The Pakistan Penal Code and Online Content

In April 2014, Facebook released its second transparency report. This showed that they had complied with a Pakistan government request for restriction of content on the basis of 'criticism of...

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Posted by | October 22, 2014
Access Is My Right Survey Report

In July 2014, Bolo Bhi launched a survey to collate the opinion of Internet users in Pakistan about their experience with their Internet Service Providers (ISPs). The aim of this...

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Posted by | September 23, 2014
An Analysis of the Pakistan Protection Act

The controversial Protection of Pakistan Ordinance, which had elicited an outcry from political parties and rights activists due to its draconian clauses and infringement of constitutional rights, saw the light...

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Posted by | September 19, 2014
YouTube Ban: Where Do We Stand?

This week, September 17, 2014, marked the two-year anniversary of YouTube in Pakistan. Banned in 2012, despite extensive court hearings and parliamentary resolutions in favour of lifting the ban, there...

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Posted by | July 18, 2014
Alliance for Action: Conference Agenda

Bolo Bhi is hosting a conference in Islamabad. Titled 'Alliance for Action,' the conference will bring together people from various professions and organizations to discuss growing censorship and surveillance over...

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Posted by | July 11, 2014
“Authorities should give up efforts to legitimise disappearances” – I.A. Rehman

The controversial Protection of Pakistan Ordinance, which had elicited an outcry from political parties and rights activists due to its draconian clauses and infringement of constitutional rights, saw the light...

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Posted by | July 7, 2014
“The Protection of Pakistan Act should be scrapped” – Zohra Yusuf

The controversial Protection of Pakistan Ordinance, which had elicited an outcry from political parties and rights activists due to its draconian clauses and infringement of constitutional rights, saw the light...

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