Digital interference during elections has been pervasive not just in the US but also the Global South
Social media platforms often hide behind the opacity of their algorithms
WhatsApp has retained its status as an end-to-end encrypted platform. Paradoxically, it isn’t entirely private
New legislation threatens digital media freedoms
A Lahore High Court judgment sheds light on available privacy rights for citizens and their importance in preserving fundamental rights
Instead of a law focusing on protecting online rights, the PECA relied on criminalisation of free speech and wide powers of content regulation
The criminalisation of defamation under PECA was already particularly wide in its scope as it does not contain the provisos found in the PPC...
The digital legal landscape in Pakistan was in increasing flux as regulatory tensions from the preceding year spilled into 2021
Instead of tackling the urgent issues it is weighed down by, Facebook has chosen to sidestep responsibility under the garb of ‘innovation’...
Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram were inaccessible for hours. A look at what happened, and why the problem is bigger than a social media platform