NA approves Cyber Crime Bill against terrorism
ISLAMABAD: National Assembly has approved E-Crime Bill against terrorism here at today (Wednesday) according to which those who endorse terrorism through internet and mobile would have to face fine worth Rs. 500 million and 14 year prison.
As per details, E-Crime Bill stated that those who support banned outfits and hatred speeches would have to face imprisonment of 5 years and fine Rs. 100 million.
According to bill, 5 years imprisonment or Rs. 5 million plenty would be imposed in case of accessing data of sensitive installations without permission while in case of hacking e-mails accounts for counterfeiting, the accused would have to face fine of Rs. 5 lakhs and imprisonment of 3 years.
3 years imprisonment or 5 lakhs fine would be imposed over the issuance of unauthorized SIM card as well as 2 years imprisonment and Rs. 5 lakh penalty would be imposed in case of intervening in informative statistics.
According to bill, computer emergency response teams would be formed in order to counter attacks on information system of federal government.
PTI, MQM and PPP staged protest in Assembly for not including amendments in bill.