Alamzeb Khan is an Islamabad-based freelance journalist with over fifteen years of experience, including arranging and covering the news of the World Trade Order (WTO), emerging terrorism, conflict issues, vulnerable communities and other economic and political issues since 2003. He's worked with some of Pakistan’s leading media organizations, such as the Frontier Post, Khyber News Television, Pakistan Television and the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation, and tried his hand as a staff reporter, Assignment Editor and anchorman. Recently he served as Bureau Chief Radio Free Europe for Pakistan from 2011 till 2018. He also contributes his articles to Christian Science Monitor, BBC and some other English dailies (The News, Daily Times etc) in Pakistan.
After suffering the wholesale plagiarism of articles from Simple-Talk by a Pakistan-based website (now 'suspended'), we asked our Pakistan Correspondent, Alamzeb Kahn, to find out more about the extent of the problem in IT, and the increasing government involvement in international action against the global problem of plagiarism.… Read more
The extent of malicious hacking on the internet, in pursuit of political or economic advantage, crime or just plain mischief, threatens to escalate the cost of even basic IT infrastructure. In the emerging economies, organised hacking is now beginning to impede economic growth so much that organised counter-measures are now required. Our Pakistan correspondent describes the problem there, and suggests some solutions.… Read more
Alamzeb Khan, our Simple-Talk correspondent in Pakistan, goes undercover to discover the true scale of software piracy in his native country. Shocked by his findings, he interviews everyone from professional software engineers to government ministers in his hunt for potential solutions, and to understand the insidious dangers of letting the current level of piracy continue.… Read more
It is unsurprising that Pakistan is a source of concern for people who are worried about terrorism and political stability in the world at large, or who have a humanitarian bent. As a significant player in the global skills-outsourcing market, Pakistan's IT sector also has a considerable impact on businesses further afield. … Read more