Bytes for All

Bytes for All (B4A) is a human rights organisation and research think tank based in Pakistan. Its work focuses on the relevance of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to sustainable development, democracy, and social justice. It also works to strengthen national human rights debates and movements.

State of Privacy
Table of contents Introduction Right to Privacy Data Protection Identification Schemes Policies and Sectoral Initiatives Introduction Acknowledgment The State of Privacy in Pakistan is the result of an ongoing collaboration by Privacy International and the Digital Rights Foundation. Between 2014
Long Read
To celebrate International Data Privacy Day (28 January), PI and its International Network have shared a full week of stories and research, exploring how countries are addressing data governance in light of innovations in technology and policy, and implications for the security and privacy of
Long Read
To celebrate International Data Privacy Day (28 January), PI and its International Network have shared a full week of stories and research, exploring how countries are addressing data governance in light of innovations in technology and policy, and implications for the security and privacy of
News & Analysis
Photo: Flickr/Elvert Barnes. Some rights reserved. In the wider civil society space, the opportunities for travel come thick and fast. From the multi-stakeholder perspective, the Internet Governance Forum will be held during November in João Pessoa, Brazil. There is the Stockholm Internet Forum in
Press release
British intelligence services acted unlawfully in accessing millions of people’s personal communications collected by the NSA, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal ruled today. The decision marks the first time that the Tribunal, the only UK court empowered to oversee GHCQ, MI5 and MI6, has ever ruled
Press release
In an advertisement placed in national newspapers yesterday (23rd February), the National ICT R&D Fund of Pakistan (which operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Information Technology) requested proposals for "the development, deployment and operation of a national level URL Filtering and