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Social media regulations in Pakistan Activists condemn new social media regulations in Pakistan

Pakistan’s cabinet has approved the decision of bringing in a new set of rules to regulate social media and institute a regulatory body with sweeping powers.

Censorship Directive Widespread protests mark passing of European ‘internet censorship’ law

The legislation includes two controversial clauses – the stipulation of an ‘upload filter’ to monitor the copyright, and a ‘link tax’ which requires the news aggregators to pay publishers for linking to their stories.

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