Call for ‘transparency’ in cybercrime bill

KARACHI: The cyber rights groups have voiced their demands from the government to publically share the draft of the cyber crime bill and called for inclusion of civil society members in the revision of the bill before it is passed in the National Assembly.

In a discussion held in the Habib University over the ‘controversial’ draft Prevention of Electronic Crimes (PEC) bill, 2015, loosely dubbed the cybercrime bill, the panellists warned about serious ramifications the bill entailed.

“The government has still not shared the draft publicly on their website, the fact that they are holding it back means they don’t want feedback on it,” said Jehan Ara, president of the Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (P@SHA).

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