Data Know-how Bill getting tabled in HoR meeting now
A meeting of the Dwelling of Reps (File photograph)
KATHMANDU: Details Technologies Bill that involves a controversial provision to imprison an particular person for five years alongside with a wonderful of Rs 1.5 million for expressing significant views online or on social media is becoming tabled in the Household of Representatives (HoR) on Thursday.
The Development and Technology Parliamentary Committee is presenting the report of the controversial Details Know-how Invoice handed by a majority of lawmakers from CPN-UML and Maoist Middle in the meeting for dialogue today.
NC lawmakers say the Bill is getting forwarded at the initiation of the government.
If the Invoice is endorsed by the parliament, the founder of a information portal and journalists will have to encounter punishment for expressing important views on the net or sharing the exact same content material on social media.
Irrespective of protests by the NC lawmakers, the the greater part of lawmakers from CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) of the Parliamentary Committee experienced endorsed the Invoice in December 2019.
The NC is versus the Bill considering the fact that it curtails the freedom of the push and liberty of expression which is the essential correct of the people stipulated in the Structure of Nepal, claims NC lawmaker Sanjaya Gautam.