Digital Security Bill 2018

September 16, 2018
September 16, 2018

Section 57 will go but case proceedings to continue

Posts, Telecommunications and IT Minister Mustafa Jabbar yesterday said section 57 of the ICT Act would no longer be there after the passing of the Digital Security Bill by parliament.

September 12, 2018
September 12, 2018

Digital Security Bill: JS body finalises report

A parliamentary body yesterday finalised its report on the much-debated Digital Security Bill without addressing some concerns of journalists and media owners.

August 19, 2018
August 19, 2018

It will curtail free speech

Stressing the need for a law amid growing concerns over the country's rapidly flourishing information technology sector, journalists, authors and rights activists yesterday said that if the...

June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018

Scrutiny of Digital Security Bill: JS body gets 2 more months

Parliament yesterday gave two more months for further scrutiny of the Digital Security Bill-2018.

April 20, 2018
April 20, 2018

Why are we worried?

The Editors' Council yesterday at a meeting with the law minister and post telecommuni-cations and ICT minister expressed deep concern over some provisions in the digital security bill placed...

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

Digital Security Bill: No discussion with stake-holders

The parliamentary standing committee on the post, telecom and IT ministry will not sit with any stakeholders to review the proposed

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

Digital security bill placed in JS amid concern

The much-debated Digital Security Bill-2018 was placed in parliament last night.

  •