Govt urged to restore Internet access in Fata

Govt urged to restore Internet access in FataISLAMABAD: Advocating the right to freedom of speech through digital mediums, Bolo Bhi – a not-for-profit geared towards advocacy, policy and research in the areas of gender rights, government transparency, Internet access, digital security and privacy – has called on the government of Pakistan, and especially institutions responsible for governance of the Federally Administered Tribal […]

پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لئےتحقیقاتی صحافتی فیلوشپس

پاکستانی صحافیوں  کے لئےتحقیقاتی صحافتی فیلوشپسدرخواستوں کی وصولی کے لئے دوسرا اعلان آخری تاریخ 20 اگست 2017ء پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کےلئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپس کے لئے درخواستوں کی موصولی “پاکستان میں تحقیقاتی صحافت میں معاونت” کے پراجیکٹ کا حصہ ہیں جس کا مقصد تحقیقاتی صحافت کو فروغ […]

Pakistan denies cellular interference in Held Kashmir

Pakistan denies cellular interference in Held KashmirISLAMABAD: Pakistan is not resorting to cellular interference in Held Jammu and Kashmir, but in fact it is trying to resolve the issue.According to a Pakistan Telecommunication Authority top official, the issue of spill over signal is across the border and both the countries are facing interference. “We have several emails to TRAI (Telecom Regulatory […]

Blackberry services can be continued on providing access: PTA

Blackberry services can be continued on providing access: PTAISLAMABAD – PTA on Sunday said that all the Black Berry services, including Enterprise Services (BES) would continue in Pakistan, if the cellular companies provide law enforcing agencies access to its BES services. It is a wrong perception that PTA is going to ban Blackberry services in the country, instead we have been asking the […]

Pakistan: Draft Cybercrime Law Undermines Freedom of Expression

Pakistan: Draft Cybercrime Law Undermines Freedom of ExpressionIn early 2014, Pakistan’s Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication introduced a draft cybercrime ordinance, the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act. At the time, human rights advocates, including the Centre for Law and Democracy, criticised the draft as a threat to Pakistan’s burgeoning online community and cautioned that its broad language threatened to turn millions […]