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BENCHMARKING DEMAND: PAKISTAN AND THE INTERNET USERS’ PERSPECTIVE

This report is the third in a series that examines public attitudes and preferences about Internet censorship and regulation in states in which media and Internet use...
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No more internet shutdowns! Let’s #KeepItOn

Internet shutdowns pose a threat to human rights not only in Pakistan but around the world as well. An internet shutdown is an intentional...
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Government has Failed to Understand the Cybercrime Phenomena

Quetta, Internet Policy Observatory Pakistan (iPOP) has claimed that passing of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 will be detrimental for the growth and...
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iPOP Tactical Operations (TOPS)

Internet Policy Observatory Pakistan tactical operations team is closely monitoring the situation after today’s powerful earthquake in the country measuring 8.1 in the Richter...
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Government is Guilty of Selective Consultation on Cybercrime Bill

Quetta, Internet Policy Observatory Pakistan (iPOP) has urged the government to include all stakeholders’ for consultation on Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 especially...
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The future of internet in Pakistan is at risk

Facebook Chief Mark Zuckerberg led internet.org partnership with Telenor in Pakistan is a very small step towards bridging the digital divide in Pakistan but...
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Open Letter to Mark Zuckerberg Regarding Internet.org, Net Neutrality, Privacy, and Security

Dear Mark Zuckerberg, We, the undersigned, share a common concern about the launch and expansion of Facebook’s Internet.org platform and its implications for the open Internet...
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Government Should Review Electronic Crimes Bill 2015

Quetta, Balochistan- Internet Policy Observatory Pakistan (iPOP) and a coalition of Digital Rights Organizations, technology companies and IT security experts has urged the government...
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Internet Freedom and Censorship in Pakistan: The Objectives

The use of internet for democracy led movements around the world has resulted in government’s crackdown on the web in the form of blanket...
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Would Biometrics Have Changed Election Results in Pakistan?

Manual voting system in an era of biometric revolution is tedious, prone to rigging and a recipe for chaotic elections as Pakistan witnessed in...