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Provides telecommunications and postal services to the public, government, and businesses and provides internet services
Directs research and development and leads Iraq in developing new strategies in the e-governance sphere
Conducts research in the IT field and proposes policies on expansion of ICT use
Provides expertise on science and technology issues and trains scientists and technicians
In July 2019, Iraq made significant commitments to increasing access to the internet, establishing a regulatory framework for digital payments, and improving cybersecurity capabilities
Broad plan that emphasizes education in science and technology and improving capacities for scientific research, technology transfer, and innovation
Provides coherent measures to protect Iraqi presence on the Internet, vital communications infrastructure
Establishes legal framework for electronic transactions and recognizes e-signatures as valid
Protects consumers against fraud and other unfair business practices and maintains consumer health and safety regulations
Applied when cybercrime involving violence, threats, or manipulation, cybercrime of a sexual nature, identity theft, internet fraud, or blackmail, copyright infringement is involved
Provides protections for Iraqi journalists such as requiring a warrant before making an arrest and establishes a pension for those injured or killed in terrorist attacks while on duty; however the law only applies to full-time journalists and thus excludes online bloggers etc.