Journalists show concern over cyber crime bill

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR – Working journalists at a sensitization session have expressed grave concern on the current state of cybercrime bill, and termed it an attempt of PML-N government to take a legislative control of internet freedom in Pakistan. The sensitization session for journalists’ community on prevention of “Electronic Crime Bill” was jointly organized by a group […]

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Cybercrime Bill: Misconceptions and realities

Pakistan Press Foundation

At present the only law dealing with the cyber crimes or computer related crimes in Pakistan is Electronic Transactions Ordinance 2002. However, the offences defined under this Ordinance are of very limited scope covering privacy of information and damage to information systems only. Whereas everyone agrees that there is a dire need of a law […]

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No legal net for the fake

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: “My Facebook account has been hacked. The hacker has posted objectionable material on it causing a lot of stress to me, my family members and friends,” says a complainant, a woman. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has no remedy to redress the complaint in the absence of a law to check cyber crime, including […]

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IT policy to curb cyber crimes on the anvil

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: The ministry of information technology and telecom is devising a comprehensive IT and telecom Policy to ensure the maximum protection to masses from the widespread cyber crimes, including financial scam, fraudulent online activities and women harassment, said a press statement. This was stated by Anausha Rehman, state minister of IT and telecom at the […]

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