Digital Security Act

Accused in DSA Case: Teen spends 8 months in solitary confinement

On October 17, 2021, an entire fishing village in Rangpur’s Pirganj upazila was set ablaze allegedly because a Hindu teen hurt the religious sentiments of the locals through a derogatory social media post.

Awami League wants us to love DSA. It’s too late now

While the manner in which the DSA is being defended is nothing new, the timing bears significance

Pritom Das walks out of jail 131 days after arrest in DSA case

Pritom Das, a leader of left-leaning organisation Rashtra Sangskar Andolan, walked out of jail on bail yesterday, 131 days after he was arrested in a case filed under the Digital Security Act on for "hurting religious sentiment".

Charges framed against 'Shishu Bokta' in DSA case

A Dhaka tribunal today framed charges against two people, including Rafiqul Islam Madani, widely known as "Shishu Bokta", in a case filed under the Digital Security Act.

Cases Under DSA: Almost all accused kept hanging

Only two percent of the people accused under the Digital Security Act saw their cases come to a close with the court handing either a conviction, an acquittal or the dismissal of the case.

Hand over that keycard, 2022: Your access has been revoked

Many things happened in the expansive, sprawling world of tech in 2022 and most were less than desirable.

Gagging young voices: The unreasonable nature of our digital laws

As it stands now, any person whom law enforcement authorities deem to have breached the DSA will be arrested without a warrant.

29 institutions ‘critical info infrastructure’

The government has announced 29 agencies and institutions such as the Prime Minister’s Office, central and state-owned banks, and the national identity and immigration departments as “critical information infrastructure”, officially declaring illegal access to their information as punishable offence.

Jhumon Das denied bail in DSA case; family to file appeal

A Sunamganj court today (September 26, 2022) rejected the bail plea of Jhumon Das who was arrested in a case filed under the Digital Security Act.

February 8, 2023
February 8, 2023

Accused in DSA Case: Teen spends 8 months in solitary confinement

On October 17, 2021, an entire fishing village in Rangpur’s Pirganj upazila was set ablaze allegedly because a Hindu teen hurt the religious sentiments of the locals through a derogatory social media post.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Awami League wants us to love DSA. It’s too late now

While the manner in which the DSA is being defended is nothing new, the timing bears significance

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

Pritom Das walks out of jail 131 days after arrest in DSA case

Pritom Das, a leader of left-leaning organisation Rashtra Sangskar Andolan, walked out of jail on bail yesterday, 131 days after he was arrested in a case filed under the Digital Security Act on for "hurting religious sentiment".

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

Charges framed against 'Shishu Bokta' in DSA case

A Dhaka tribunal today framed charges against two people, including Rafiqul Islam Madani, widely known as "Shishu Bokta", in a case filed under the Digital Security Act.

January 15, 2023
January 15, 2023

Cases Under DSA: Almost all accused kept hanging

Only two percent of the people accused under the Digital Security Act saw their cases come to a close with the court handing either a conviction, an acquittal or the dismissal of the case.

December 31, 2022
December 31, 2022

Hand over that keycard, 2022: Your access has been revoked

Many things happened in the expansive, sprawling world of tech in 2022 and most were less than desirable.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

Gagging young voices: The unreasonable nature of our digital laws

As it stands now, any person whom law enforcement authorities deem to have breached the DSA will be arrested without a warrant.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

29 institutions ‘critical info infrastructure’

The government has announced 29 agencies and institutions such as the Prime Minister’s Office, central and state-owned banks, and the national identity and immigration departments as “critical information infrastructure”, officially declaring illegal access to their information as punishable offence.

September 26, 2022
September 26, 2022

Jhumon Das denied bail in DSA case; family to file appeal

A Sunamganj court today (September 26, 2022) rejected the bail plea of Jhumon Das who was arrested in a case filed under the Digital Security Act.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Evidence (Amendment) Bill placed in JS

The  “Evidence (Amendment) Bill, 2022” incorporating the admissibility of digital evidence in the court was placed in parliament yesterday.