Posted by | June 20, 2020
Problems with PTA’s VPN Registration

by Saihaj Shahbaz Butt On 10th June, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) made a press release confirming that they will be continuing their (Virtual Private Network) VPN registration process. If all...

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Posted by | May 28, 2020
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BILL 2020 WITH LAWS AND BILLS IN THE EU, UK, INDIA & MALAYSIA

Overview of the Comparative Analysis  By Shumaila Hussain Shahani The draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2020 was made available by the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT) on its...

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Posted by | May 13, 2020
Other Democracies Don’t Have Data Localization Laws, So Pakistan Shouldn’t Either

By Sarah Kerrigan Student-Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic George Washington University Law School, Washington D.C., USA Imagine taking a trip with your family. You finally get to the hotel and...

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Posted by | May 13, 2020
The Perils of PECA: Democratic New Rules for Online Content Regulation in Pakistan?

By Ariel Overton Student-Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic George Washington University Law School, Washington D.C., USA On October 24, 2019, human rights activist Gulalai Ismail’s father, Professor Muhammad Ismail, was...

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Posted by | May 12, 2020
Collaboration between Bolo Bhi and Global Internet Freedom Project at George Washington University (GW) Law School

View or download the document here. https://bolobhi.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Note-on-the-Collaboration.pdf

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Posted by | May 8, 2020
Government Announcements to Crackdown and Regulate Social Media

Government Announcements to Crackdown and Regulate Social Media Content Blocking, Restriction and Takedown Requests

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Posted by | May 7, 2020
Summons, Enquiries, FIRs, Detentions and Arrests in Connection with Social Media Posts

The table below is based on information available in news reports, online and legal documents. It records incidents between 2017-2019, where legal action under existing laws has been taken against...

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Posted by | April 29, 2020
Bolo Bhi’s Analysis of the Personal Data Protection Bill 2020

On April 10, 2020, the Ministry of Information and Technology and Telecommunications (MOITT) invited input from stakeholders on a draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2020 via email by May 15,...

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