The stated goal of network shutdowns is to protect citizens. In Pakistan, it’s to protect anyone but civilians.
The PTI’s response to censorship is a lesson on why politics can no longer be constricted.
Does PTI's online presence translate to real support?
Nearly half a million users interact with Imran via Twitter's audio feature; PTI chief says today all "media is blacking us out".
Imran's social media team archives PMO Twitter account, new administration orders suspension of digital media wing's activities.
"Imported Hukoomat Namanzur" hashtag has generated a volume of 17m tweets, an anti-army hashtag has generated over 69,000 tweets.
“A consultation process is only meaningful if the recommendations are reflected in the final outcome," says Nighat Dad.
Officials weaponise what is global editorial practice.
Asia Internet Coalition reiterates that the rules make it difficult for tech firms to make their services available in Pakistan.
The country’s digital economy has grown enormously during the pandemic as more people are using the internet.
265 fake media outlets & dubious think tanks, NGOs are involved in producing content designed to undermine Pakistan.
AIC says instead of forcing companies to open local offices, Pakistan should facilitate foreign investment through incentives.
Asia Internet Coalition regrets absence of consultation earlier promised by govt.
Nighat Dad, founder of the Digital Rights Foundation, is among the 20 people appointed to serve on the Oversight Board.
The live broadcast of the PDM rally in Gujranwala drew over 1.9 million viewers on Maryam's Facebook page alone.
Digital creators are still reaping the impact of the previous ban on YouTube in 2012.
Network encouraged users to mass-report accounts that were critical of Islam and the Pakistani government, according to findings.
KARACHI: In its latest move amid the ongoing clampdown on “immoral” content online, the Pakistan...
Worldwide 21pc more information requests submitted compared to previous reporting period.
Many feel PTI's insistence on promoting a ‘positive image’ on digital media for building its brand seems divorced from reality.