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 | January 25, 2019
Our Official Correspondence Problem: Section 37

On January 21, Nida Kirmani and Reema Omer received notices from Twitter Legal via email, alerting them their tweets had been reported. Twitter had received "official correspondence" claiming the content...

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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 | November 22, 2017
Bolo Bhi’s Written Submission in IHC Case

On November 20, 2017, Bolo Bhi submitted written arguments in its ongoing case challenging the Federation of Pakistan and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority's (PTA) powers to issue directions and block...

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Posted by | July 19, 2016
Summary: Senate Standing Committee on IT’s subcommittee meetings on PECB

Below is a summary of the discussion and outcomes of the two meetings held on June 29 and 30 by the Senate Standing Committee on IT’s subcommittee, tasked to review the Prevention of...

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Posted by | May 13, 2016
PECB: Comparison of April’15, Sept’15 and Apr’16 versions

On April 13, 2016, the National Assembly of Pakistan passed the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill. Take a look at our comparison of the April 2015, September 2015 and April...

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Posted by | May 11, 2016
Opposition Comments on PECB

The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (PECB), after being passed by the National Assembly of Pakistan on April 13, 2016, has now moved to the Senate. It is on tomorrow's (May...

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Posted by | April 9, 2016
JAC Calls upon Opposition Parties to Resist PECB on Floor of Assembly

Joint Action Committee Calls upon Opposition Parties to Resist PECB on Floor of Assembly For Immediate Release April 10, 2016: The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill (PECB) has been on...

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Posted by | March 3, 2016
Bolo Bhi challenges Section 9.8 of Telecom Policy in Court

Bolo Bhi has amended its existing petition before the Islamabad High Court challenging the government and PTA’s powers to block content online, to include Section 9.8 of the Telecom Policy...

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Posted by | February 2, 2016
Archive: Bolo Bhi’s Petition Before IHC

  December 12, 2014: Soft Copy of Petition December 29, 2014: Petition Annexure December 29, 2014: 2006 Notification: Constituting document of the IMCEW from August 29, 2006 December 29, 2014:...

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