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Challenges in the cyberworld

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Inventions are being made all the time everywhere, but the invention that has truly changed the lives of everybody on the planet whether they know it or not is the internet. The rise and rise of social media and the freedom of expression that goes with it has already challenged a number of governments that feel threatened by such […]

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Restrictions haunt internet operation

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ISLAMABAD: Concern has been growing for the past two years that the global public internet may splinter into a series of bordered cyberspace segments, according to a white paper on ‘internet fragmentation’ published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Saturday. Troubling trends have emerged that could endanger the openness and consistency of the internet’s […]

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Mamnoon first president to deliver speech in Urdu abroad

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ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain made history by delivering his speech in Urdu on a foreign soil and in an international gathering when he addressed the 2nd World Internet Conference held at river town of Wuzhen in Zhejiang province of China. It was for the first time that a Pakistani president addressed an international event abroad […]

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Open up

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By: Kamila Hyat We know too little about how our government functions or what it determines for us – quite often without our knowledge or consent. One of the areas into which authorities seem to be stepping with heavier and heavier boots is access to information over the internet. The internet has, notably over the […]

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