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Posted by | April 20, 2015
FAQs: Prevention of Electronic Crime Bill 2015

FAQs What is the PECB? PECB stands for Prevention of Electronic Crime Bill 2015. Is it the first time a cybercrime law has been tabled? PECO (Pakistan Electronic Crime Ordinance)...

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Posted by | April 3, 2015
Writing On The Wall

View and share the entire poster series on Facebook here.

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Posted by | April 1, 2015
What’s Brewing: Pakistan Government’s Proposed Cybercrime Law

We believe we have obtained a version of the government's modified cybercrime bill. Background: ISPAK (Internet Service Providers Association), P@SHA (Pakistan Software Houses Association) and the Ministry of IT &...

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Posted by | March 24, 2015
Why “Rape-Prevention” Gimmicks Contribute To Rape Culture

We live in an age of innovation and creativity. There seems to be no limit to human imagination, and four students from North Carolina State University, have proved this to...

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Posted by | March 24, 2015
The Upcoming PEMRA Amendment : A Step Back For Media Freedom

The media commission report —a Commission set up by the Supreme Court of Pakistan— released in April last year, made recommendations for media reform within Pakistan. The report suggested that...

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Posted by | March 2, 2015
Can Censorship Counter Terrorism?

As the world continues to transition into the digital age, globally the fight against terror is being fought on more fronts than just the physical battlefield. As states attempt to...

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Posted by | February 4, 2015
Pakistan’s Cybercrime Bill 2015: Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Breath

UPDATE: Bill has not been approved. Chairman NA Standing Committee on IT has formed a 4-member committee of MNAs to review and amend it within 14 days and finalize. Today,...

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Posted by | January 22, 2015
Long Story Short: Blocking on the Internet

Here's the long story short on blocking on the Internet: 1) Internet is a passive medium – unless you make a conscious effort to access certain content, you don't see...

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Posted by | January 19, 2015
Smart Spies – The Latest in Handheld Tech

I love Facebook. It provides me with easy access to all my friends and colleagues; a platform to share some of my work, a forum to build new connections. In...

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