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  • PMDC approaches FIA’s Cyber Crime Wing in fake notification case

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has approached the Cyber Crime Cell of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in regards to a fake notification circulating on social media saying a ban has been imposed on house jobs and internships for foreign graduates...

    The fake notification says foreign graduates will not be allowed to do their house job or internship in Pakistan as this places a burden on hospitals... ...

  • Rights groups call for overhaul of cyber-crime bill

    Read more: New cybercrime bill to criminalise spam mail, text messages?Although the bill was portrayed as a response to cyber-terrorism, the latest draft of the PEC falls short of protecting users against cyber-attacks and instead undermines civil liberties...

    "This bill poses a real danger to democracy in Pakistan,” said Head Asia-Pacific desk RSF Benjamin Ismail...

  • Rights groups join hands to protest cyber-crime bill

    Human Rights Watch, Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), Privacy International (PI), Bytes for All and BoloBhi are among the signatories to a document drawing attention to the inadequate protection of internet users in the new cyber-crime bill...

    Know more: New cybercrime bill to criminalise spam mail, text messages?Misgivings about the PEC billKnow more: Why Pakistan's cybercrime bill is a dangerous farceIn an extensive legal analysis of...

  • Human Rights Watch, others declare cyber crime bill ‘undemocratic’

    ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Watch, Privacy International, Digital Rights Foundation and other organisations have expressed serious concerns over the proposed Prevention of Electronic Crimes (PEC) Bill and declared it a risk to the freedom of expression and privacy in Pakistan...

    Read: NA committee approves 'controversial' cyber-crime bill“Resultantly, not only the democratic process in Pakistan, has been undermined but the bill contains...

  • Govt told to add punishment for blasphemy to cyber crime law

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has directed the federal government to introduce necessary amendments to the Prevention of Electronic Crime Act (PECA) in order to empower the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block information systems or social media websites if service providers do not remove blasphemous content on them...

    The court also directed the government to incorporate punishments in Section 295-B and 295-C of the...

  • Cyber crime response centre remains disconnected

    ISLAMABAD: How can the country’s cyber security system produce the desired results when it remains disconnected with the outside world?“These days, the cyber crime wing has neither virtual nor real connectivity with the rest of the world,” a senior official of the wing told Dawn...

    For the last a couple of days, the National Response Centre for Cyber Crime (NR3C) of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is dysfunctional because all...

  • Cyber crime bill passed by NA: 13 reasons Pakistanis should be worried

    Critics say the bill is too harsh, with punishments that do not fit crimesThe bill's language leaves it open to abuse by LEAs, agencies, the governmentRecommendations of stakeholders were ignored in the formulation of the lawIt restricts freedom of expression and access to informationThe offences are too numerous, overlap with other existing lawsThe wording of the bill leaves many clauses open to interpretationThe bill specifically can be...

  • Govt asked to review cyber crime bill before its passage by Senate

    PESHAWAR: Various civil society organisations have expressed serious concerns over passage of cyber crime bill by National Assembly to restrain technology-related crimes and urged the federal government to review the legislation before its approval by Senate...

    Addressing a news conference at Peshawar Press Club on Tuesday, Qamar Naseem, the programme coordinator of Blue Veins, said that government passed Prevention of Electronic...

  • PAT challenges cyber crime bill in LHC

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Friday filed a petition in the Lahore High Court, challenging the new cyber crime bill...

    It pleaded that the government should have improved the existing law instead of adding the same provision in the cyber crime law...

  • Controversial Cyber Crime Bill approved by NA

    If the crime is repeated, the punishment would be three months imprisonment and a fine of up to PKR 1 million rupees...

    Up to one year imprisonment or a fine of up to PKR 1 million for forcing an individual for immoral activity, or publishing an individual’s picture without consent, sending obscene messages or unnecessary cyber interference...

  • Controversial cyber crime bill ‘open for debate in the house’

    ISLAMABAD: The report on the controversial Pakistan Electronic Crimes Bill (PECB) 2015 was laid before parliament on Friday, with a dissenting note from PPP MNA Shazia Marri, who has been the strongest opponent of the proposals made in the drafted law...

    “I have serious concerns with imprisonment that can be extended to two years for as minor an offence as cyber stalking...

  • First case under new cyber crime law

    LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency on Tuesday registered first case under new cyber crime law — the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA)...

    FIA cyber crimes deputy director Syed Shahid Hasan told Dawn the agency had registered the first case under PECA against the owner of illegal gateway exchanges...

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