Posted by | January 14, 2016
Amendments to PECB in the National Assembly

The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 has drawn opposition across parties. Below are amendments fielded by legislators from the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf...

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Posted by | January 12, 2016
Archive: YouTube Ban

Archive: YouTube Ban   April, 2013: Submissions to court made by Farieha Aziz (amicus) from April to July, 2013 (policy and technology perspectives)   June 9, 2013: Submission by Khurram...

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Posted by | December 29, 2015
Archive: Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016

November 11, 2019: PECA: A THREE-YEAR REVIEW November 6, 2019: Misapplication of PECA 2016 Sections 10 and 11 September 18, 2019: Recommendations from Legal Experts on Defamation Laws  September 18,...

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Posted by | December 7, 2015
Stop PECB: Write to Speaker, National Assembly

Citizens of Pakistan have grave concerns regarding the government's proposed Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill. Despite reservations that have been raised at public forums, in the media and sent in...

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Posted by | August 21, 2015
JAC Calls Upon Opposition Parties & Senate to Amend PECB15

For Immediate Release August 21, 2015: On May 3, the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on IT invited public input on the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015, in writing via email,...

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Posted by | August 12, 2015
Joint Action Committee Submits Legal Redraft of PECB15

On August 11, 2015, industry groups and digital and human rights organizations, under the umbrella of the Joint Action Committee, submitted their proposed revisions on the government's draft Prevention of...

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Posted by | July 1, 2015
PECB2015: The Story So Far

PECB2015: The Story So Far PECO (Pakistan Electronic Crimes Ordinance) was promulgated by then President Pervez Musharraf in 2007. Since it was an ordinance, it lapsed in 2009. PECO was...

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Posted by | May 22, 2015
UPDATE: Meeting On Pakistan’s Electronic Crime Bill

Update on today's meeting: When we found out that the invitation to today's standing committee on IT meeting had been further restricted to 5 people and all JAC members had...

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Posted by | May 20, 2015
Citizens and Industry Refute IT Minister’s Statements & Demand Proper Public Hearing

  PEC Bill/2015:  INDUSTRY AND CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVISTS STRONGLY REFUTE IT STATE MINISTER’S DELIBERATE DISTORTIONS AND ALLEGATIONS AND DEMAND PUBLIC HEARING 20 May 2015   We, the Joint Action Committee...

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Posted by | May 7, 2015
PECB2015: Consolidated Comments & Request for Public Hearing Submitted

As per the official call for public input on the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 issued by Chairman NA Standing Committee on IT, the Joint Action Committee on May...

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