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NGOs Weakened Cyber Crime Law for Vested Interests: Anusha

State Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Anusha Rehman censured NGOs for debilitating the Cyber Crime Law while saying it has weaknesses.


“Digital Crime Law has been debilitated and not stays even 40 percent of the first draft, after a few NGOs [who had vested interest] raised the issue while citing assault on flexibility of expression”, said the Minister while preparation the Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication.

The panel met with Shahi Syed in the seat here on Wednesday.

She additionally expressed that Data Protection Act will be presented which would ensure purchasers information and no one would utilize it without earlier authorization.

It perhaps reviewed that Cyber Crime Law was initially drafted in 2012 however was retired fundamentally because of resistance from common society.

It was later tabled by PML(N) amid its present residency however was retired again in the midst of challenges from common society and activists. Later on, with a few revisions, it was at long last passed a year ago and right now ordered with very little execution.

FIA, the assigned expert to manage the digital violations, needs assets [human, budgetary and tools] to manage expanding measure of protestations they get on regular schedule.

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