This post is part of a series related to the upcoming 2015 Milton Wolf Seminar on Media and Diplomacy: Triumphs and Tragedies: Media and Global Events in 2014, which will take place in Vienna, Austria from April 19-21, 2015. The 2015 seminar is jointly organized by the Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication, the American Austrian Foundation (AAF), and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna (DA). For more information, visit the seminar webpage and Facebook page. This post originally appeared on the website of the Project for the Study of the 21st Century. It is reprinted here with their permission.
Pakistan faces multiple hurdles when it comes to the development of a comprehensive, consistent, and coherent internet policy. The following post by Yelmaz Mujtaba, Sana Saleem, and Farieha Aziz will briefly look through how ad hoc censorship policies and a lack of willpower to develop infrastructure have hampered the development of Pakistan’s internet. The post will then suggest possible solutions for addressing these issues.