People who will connect to the internet for the first time using internet.org are at risk of missing out on the real internet also restricting innovation and further growth of the internet. The very success of the internet itself is due to its openness, equality of opportunity and innovation. Platforms like Facebook itself would not have been created if Mr. Mark Zuckerberg was accessing the internet via this initiative.
The 16 Days Campaign has been used as an organizing strategy by Internet Policy Observatory Pakistan in support for the elimination of all forms of violence against women.
The majority of low income households in Pakistan are on the wrong side of the digital and knowledge divide; the capacity of these households to engage in the knowledge society is grossly under-developed and under-utilized. Internet Policy Observatory Pakistan (iPOP) in partnership with international and national organizations is trying to close the digital gap by providing computers, communication equipment’s, software’s, training’s and diverse solutions to bridge the ever widening digital divide in Pakistan.
As part of our initiative Digital Security Capacity Building Program we aim to share experiences, expertise, best practices and assessments on key regional and thematic cyber issues. The initial focus areas for capacity and expertise building are cyber security, cybercrime, data protection and e-governance.
As part of our initiative to protect the open internet and ensure Net neutrality in Pakistan Internet Policy Observatory Pakistan is proud to join 35 groups from 19 countries around the world to officially launch the campaign website of a new global coalition for net neutrality.