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Pakistan: Draft Cybercrime Law Undermines Freedom of Expression

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In early 2014, Pakistan’s Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication introduced a draft cybercrime ordinance, the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act. At the time, human rights advocates, including the Centre for Law and Democracy, criticised the draft as a threat to Pakistan’s burgeoning online community and cautioned that its broad language threatened to turn millions […]

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Unverified SIMs

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Unverified SIMsThe discovery of 5000 illegal SIMs in May 2014, held by just one apprehended terrorist in Karachi, came as a rude surprise to the otherwise highly informed Sindh Assembly. It is for just such occasions that Mir Taqi Mir wrote his famous couplet “jaane na jaane gul hi na jaane baagh to sara jaane […]

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FIA arrests man involved in cyber crimes

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ATTOCK – The Federal Investigation Agency(FIA) has arrested a man from Jand for his alleged involvement in cyber crime. As per details, Hafeez, resident of Jand along with his close relative Abdul Ghaffar, resident of village Uchhri, had established a company “V4 SOLUTIONS” on internet. Sources said that both accused were luring and cheating people […]

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The SIM scene

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In fighting the multi-faceted war against militancy, we not only have to defeat the TTP and its allies but ensure they can never rise again. One of the many things that need to be done is to destroy their communications network. According to the government, there are over 100 million unregistered SIMs. It has now […]

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