National Assembly’s standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication has decided to hold public hearing on proposed cyber crime bill. Decision was made after the bill faced severe criticism from various stakeholders.
Earlier MoIT had also asked for public opinion on the bill by inviting public suggestions regarding the proposed cyber crime bill.
Syed Ali Raza Abidi of MQM, who is also member of standing committee, confirmed the news on Twitter by saying that Capt. Safdar, chairman of standing committee on information technology and telecommunication, has confirmed him about the public hearing of the proposed bill.
Good news, the Chairman Standing Committee Capt. Safder has agreed to hold a public hearing on the Cyber Crime Bill on Tuesday at the NA.
— Syed Ali Raza Abidi (@abidifactor) May 7, 2015
According to details hearing will be held this Tuesday in Islamabad.