Pakistan’s Government approves Rolling Spectrum Strategy 2020-2023

Spectrum Master Plan and report has been developed by incorporating international best practices applicable to Pakistan. To ensure faster telecom network speed, Pakistan’s Government has approved a three-year “Rolling Spectrum Strategy 2020-2023”. The Spectrum Master Plan provides a future roadmap for spectrum allocation as well as spectrum-related policy reviews that…

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Technology companies sounds alarm over Pakistan’s data protection laws

The Asia Internet Coalition concerned over Pakistan’s removal and blocking of unlawful content rules. Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) has publicly voiced its alarm over of Pakistan’s new law targeting internet companies, as well as the government’s opaque process by which these rules were developed. The Coalition represents companies like tech…

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Scam activity potential with rise of private messaging service

Growth in the use of private messaging services includes employees Australians are increasingly turning to online private messaging services to keep in touch with each other and are overwhelmingly choosing services provided by Facebook and Apple. The ACCC’s first Digital Platform Services Inquiry interim report, released today, shows how the…

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Allegations Google misled Australian consumers on expanded use of personal data

Australian consumer rights commission launches Federal Court action. The Australian Consumer Competition Commission (ACCC) has alleged, multinational company – Google — misled consumers about expanded use of personal data and launched Federal Court proceedings against the company. According to the ACCC, Google allegedly misled Australian consumers to obtain their consent…

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Google shuts down cloud project, says no plan to offer cloud services in China

Projects shelved in politically sensitive countries. (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google said it has shut down its cloud project named “Isolated Region” and added that it was not weighing options to offer its cloud platform in China. Earlier in the day, Bloomberg News reported, citing two employees, that Google had…

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