Posted by | September 20, 2019
Internet Surveillance

REPORTS of the government installing the Web Monitoring System (WMS) first came to prominence when questions relating to its set-up were raised in the Senate regarding the type of company...

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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 | January 8, 2019
Data Protection Law

The introduction of a draft law on data protection and privacy by the IT and telecom ministry is a welcome step. In the absence of such a law, Pakistani citizens...

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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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Posted by | April 10, 2018
Elections and the Internet

The advent of the internet in our daily lives over the past two decades has been celebrated, especially for advancing democracy and exercising rights. It has become a tool for...

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Posted by | March 19, 2018
Stirring Up Hatred

The definition of hate speech is contested and controversial, especially in relation to trampling on free speech. What is important is to consider the context of each society’s dynamics, and...

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Posted by | February 13, 2018
Bolo Bhi mourns the loss of Asma Jahangir, Pakistan’s leading human rights activist

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - Bolo Bhi mourns the demise of one of the most persistent and principled defenders of human rights in Pakistan and the world over, Asma Jahangir,...

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Posted by | November 21, 2017
Bolo Bhi launches study, hosts first Multi-stakeholder Internet Policymaking Dialogue

Tuesday, 21st November 2017 - Bolo Bhi hosted a policy dialogue on Internet Policymaking in Pakistan at the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS) in Islamabad. The event featured the...

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