The National Assembly on this day of August 11, 2016, has completed the procedure of passing out Pakistan Cyber Crime Bill 2016. The Bill passed by both houses of Parliament, Senate, and National Assembly. Step by step and will now call as Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016.
Before going through Act, it is important to describe its three main clauses that are:
- It extends to the whole of Pakistan
- It shall apply to every citizen of Pakistan wherever he may be and also to every other person for the time being in Pakistan
- It shall also apply to an act committed outside Pakistan by any person if the act constitutes an offence under this Act and affects a person, property, information system or data located in Pakistan.
— Huma (@Wandererrrrrrrr) August 11, 2016
Think thrice before you tweet. #CyberCrime
— Javed Aziz Khan (@JavedAzizKhan) August 11, 2016
— ناظمی (@FactualPartisan) August 11, 2016
And I feel sorry for facebook’s
pwinc3xx , pwince, k3wl b0ix, hawt girlx, nawty ang3lx etc.????
— Afifa Bhatti (@afifabhatti_) August 11, 2016
— Noor (@noorkust) August 11, 2016
This bill is simply against the freedom of speech in Pakistan,I strongly blame democratic government for its implementation. #Cybercrime
— Beenish İsmail❤ (@Beenishismayel) August 11, 2016
#Cybercrime Bill has been passed, now we will see how you tweet against PLMN.
— Maryam Nawaz Sharif (@MaryamNShariif) August 11, 2016
Dont get in strangers cars
Dont meet ppl from internet
Literally summon strangers from internet to get in their car#cybercrime
— raafay Khan (@Raafaytweets) August 11, 2016
— Muhammad Talha Hssan (@SyedTalhaPTI) August 2, 2016
@arshadsyed001 Of course. But what about the 200 million or so living in Pakistan.
— Asad Khan (@asadkhan4050) July 29, 2016
All tweets must be approved by Maryam Nawaz with a Sherrrr stamp before they are posted. #CyberCrimeBill
— Altaf B. (@AltafBe) July 26, 2016
Incorrect use of there/their, lose/loose & then/than will have a penalty of 200 lashes & 5 years imprisonment. #CyberCrimeBill
— Ahmed (@azkhawaja1) July 26,
Explanation by Government:
Whereas it is expedient to prevent unauthorized acts with respect to information systems and provide for related offences as well as mechanisms for their investigation, prosecution, trial and international cooperation with respect thereof and for matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto.