Internet Security and Privacy Lab's Seminar on Personal Rights in the Digital World

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 4:00pm
NIB (A-13), Academic Block, LUMS

The Internet Security and Privacy Lab (ISPL) at the Computer Science Department is organising a seminar on the ‘Personal Rights in the Digital World’ during which they will also discuss Pakistan’s Personal Data Protection bill.

Date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Venue: NIB (A-13), Academic Block

The event is part of a class lecture and will be collaboratively delivered by a representative from the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), and Dr. Ihsan Ayub Qazi, Associate Professor at the Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering, who is a co-instructor of the seminar course 'Privacy in the Digital Age', being offered at LUMS this semester. 

DRF is an NGO focused on the use of Information and Communication Technology to support human rights, democratic processes and digital governance. The lecture seminar will focus on personal data protection regulations around the world with a special focus by the DRF on Pakistan's Personal Data Protection Bill. The principles on which such policies should be grounded will also be outlined. The DRF team will also introduce other projects of relevance at their organisation and how one can get involved to support human rights in the modern age.

The seminar will be a great opportunity for students who would like to learn more about digital privacy, particularly in Pakistan, and would like to be involved in the projects done by the Digital Rights Foundation.