A few days I had posted about the Draconian Cyber Crime Law in Pakistan where I attempted to discuss a small part of the bill trying to convey the gravity of the issue in that short write up, but I feel it probably did not do enough justice to the actual presentation made by Zahid Jamil during his presentation on the Cyber Crime Bill law that he made at T2F that day. The group of activists felt that Zahid’s presentation should have been video taped and shared with the world to see and let the people judge for themselves the impact of this bill if fully promulgated in Pakistan.
If you would like to understand what the fuss is all about, spare a little time and run through these presentations, I assure you, at times you will laugh at the stupid mistakes made by the government but on occasions you might even get a hair chilling thought worrying at how easy it can be to arrest and prosecute anyone with this bill.
Do keep in mind that the way this bill is drafted, it is meant to confuse and accuse, with no protections and rights built in for the innocent. We believe that the cyber crime bill must be re-drafted and not allowed to be enforced into the constitution in its present form, please spread the word and help raise awareness for this issue
Part 2 – E-Crime Bill Presentation – 30 min
Part 3 – E-Crime Bill Presentation– 31 min
A few concerned citizens asked Zahid a few questions regarding the impact of the cyber crime bill on their own lives [IT Professionals, Doctors, Bloggers, Photojournalists, Journalists, Educators & Marketers]
DVDs of the complete presentation that Zahid Jamil conducted at The Second Floor are available at T2F for Rs. 30
- T2F Blog – E-Crime Bill Roundup
- Windmills of My Mind – Another Draconian Law In The Offing!, T2F Q&A: CyberCrime Bill – Flaws and Dangers, The eCrime Bill Videos
- In the Line of Wire – Activism against E-Crime Bill 2007 continues, Awareness regarding the E-Crime Bill on National TV, Q & A regarding the proposed E-Crime Bill
- Lootmar Blog – Activsm Against the E-Crime Bill
- Random Thoughts – Internet Freedom, Goodbye
- Zohair Ahmed – E-Crimes Bill