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Inter-ministerial body restrained from blocking websites

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By: Malik Asad ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday restrained the inter-ministerial committee for the evaluation of websites (IMCEW) from blocking websites, including that of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) working for the rights of internet users. Justice Athar Minallah issued the order on a petition filed by ‘Bolo Bhi’. The committee was restrained […]

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Blocking websites and cyber technology

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In the past few years, increased taxes and poor law and order have resulted in losses for cellular network operators, while ban on Internet content has decreased revenues of ISPs and submarine fibre optic cable operators in Pakistan. Much has been said about all this and other challenges facing the telecommunications industry but the nation […]

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