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Nepal government’s new Information Technology bill draws battle lines against free speech

A new Information Technology bill proposed by the KP Sharma Oli administration giving sweeping powers to authorities to block social media platforms if they are not registered in Nepal has raised alarm, as rights advocates say it curtails freedom of speech online and increases surveillance of personal data. Nepal government’s new Information Technology bill draws battle lines against free speech
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Published at : February 15, 2019
Updated at : February 17, 2019 07:37
Kathmandu

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