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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

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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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Posted by | April 27, 2020
Tracking Covid-19

SEVERAL Pakistanis have received text messages alerting them of possibly having come in contact with a Covid-19-positive person, and recommending self-quarantine and a visit to the health facilities in case...

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Posted by | March 31, 2020
Joint Statement by Bolo Bhi and Digital Rights Foundation: The Digital Gap During the COVID-19 Pandemic is Exasperating Inequalities

We are currently in unprecedented times. As the world moves away from public and shared spaces into isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic; technology has become a crucial link between...

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