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UN expert urges countries to protect right to privacy in digital age

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KARACHI: A United Nations expert on Monday expressed concern over increasing risks to privacy emanating from state surveillance and lack of digital security, including Pakistan’s “vague criminal prohibitions” on encryption. In a report prepared for the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council — that began on Monday and will end on Sept 28 […]

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Digital rights

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The announcement by Blackberry that they would rather leave Pakistan than provide “backdoor” access to the government to its communications has illustrated the kind of attention that is required on the subject of digital rights in Pakistan. In the name of fighting terrorism, vast powers to tap the private communications of citizens have been handed […]

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