Posted by | December 10, 2020
Social media regulations: A comparative study of six jurisdictions

This comparative study by Bolo Bhi titled “Social media regulations: A comparative study of six jurisdictions” summarises the current and proposed social media related regulations in the European Union, United...

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Posted by | November 29, 2020
Analysis: Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Protection, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules, 2020

On November 18, 2020, Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Protection, Oversight and Safeguards) Rules, 2020, as published in the Extraordinary Gazette, were uploaded to the Ministry of Information...

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Posted by | May 21, 2019
Note on the Implementation of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016

The following note was prepared for the National Assembly's Standing Committee on Human Rights, meeting held May 20, 2019 | PDF here When the National Action Plan (NAP) was rolled out in...

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Posted by | May 9, 2019
Petitions Against FIA, PTA and PECA

Below is a record of petitions filed against the Federation of Pakistan, Pakistan Telecommunications Authority and the Federal Investigation Agency for exercise of power, abuse of authority, violation of fundamental...

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Posted by | April 16, 2019
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 | March 21, 2019
Campaign to Combat Misinformation

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - In the age of social media, the way that information is produced and consumed has changed drastically. Unlike conventional forms of media, the internet creates...

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Posted by | December 5, 2018
Digital Security Workshops held for students in Islamabad

Wednesday, 5th December 2018 - Last week Bolo Bhi conducted three Digital Security Workshops at Islamabad College of Arts and Sciences (ICAS) for middle and high school students. The workshop...

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Posted by | October 5, 2018
Facebook Security Breach and What You Should Do

Friday, 5th October 2018 - Facebook reported a massive security breach that compromised the accounts of up to 50 million users. Company officials have been unable to determine the scope...

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Posted by | July 17, 2018
Bolo Bhi and Digital Rights Foundation call for digital accessibility during General Elections 2018

Bolo Bhi and Digital Rights Foundation fear the blocking of internet and mobile networks in the run up to and during the General Elections 2018 in Pakistan, and call on the...

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