Cyber liberty in Pakistan in decline
ISLAMABAD: : Pakistan is among the top 10 countries in the world where internet freedom has been on the decline, an international freedom advocacy group has said.
A report by the Washingtonbased Freedom House titled “Freedom on the Net 2021: The Global Drive to Control Big Tech”, raised concerns over the rules proposed by the country that could further damage cyber liberty, Dawn newspaper reported.
“Pakistan’s proposed rules have raised alarms about their impact on end-to-end encryption.
“The draft requires social media companies with more than 500 000 users to hand over data, the report said.