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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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Posted by | March 2, 2020
Controlling dissent

There is no denying that the narrative built online widely affects political opinions offline. The Russian meddling in the 2016 US elections suggests that governments fully recognise the influence of...

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Posted by | March 1, 2020
No Consultation Without Withdrawal of Cabinet Approval of Online Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020

On February 28, 2020, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting through PR No. 267 announced the formation of a committee to begin consultation on the Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm)...

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