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Pakistan Ban Over 800 Pages Like Facebook

Pakistan Ban Over 800 Pages Like Facebook

Sunday, May 23, 2010 12:51

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has blocked 800 web pages and URLs to limit access to “blasphemous” material, extending a crackdown that has already banned access to Facebook and YouTube, an official said Saturday. The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) banned access to Facebook, YouTube and other ...

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Twitter Alert! Amitabh Bachchan joined Twitter

Twitter Alert! Amitabh Bachchan joined Twitter

Sunday, May 23, 2010 11:56

KARACHI: Amitabh Bachchan joined the micro-blogging site this week just to face the 140-character dilemma. His Twitter handle (@SrBachchan) shows the Bollywood legend is apparently inspired by his son whose Twitter user name is @juniorbachchan. Drawing 37,500 fans on the first day, Big B’s fan-following was constantly ...

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Facebook ban: major businesses, NGOs affected

Facebook ban: major businesses, NGOs affected

Saturday, May 22, 2010 15:11

More than 38 major businesses and NGOs in Pakistan have been hit by the nationwide ban on popular social networking website Facebook. Companies like uFone, Mobilink, Zong, DELL Pakistan and Pepsi Pakistan that have active Facebook pages with the number of members lying between 10,000 to ...

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Turkish Hackers Facebook And Drawmohammed.Com

Turkish Hackers Facebook And Drawmohammed.Com

Saturday, May 22, 2010 14:19

A group of Hackers from Turkey has hacked the blasphemous website Drawmohammed.com. The website is now being directed to Lastprophet.info which sheds light on the personality and life of Prophet Muhammad(S.A.W). DrawMuhammed.com was being used for subscriptions on the facebook page with the same...

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Ban FaceBook Failed To Defend By Pakistan

Ban FaceBook Failed To Defend By Pakistan

Saturday, May 22, 2010 8:38

Maybe Government of Pakistan (through its teleocm regulator PTA) will not have to convince the people of Pakistan about the massive ban on internet, as 82 percent of voters (of a poll) are already asking for permanent or partial ban on Facebook. Merits mentioning, ...

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Pakistan's list of blocked websites swells

Pakistan’s list of blocked websites swells

Friday, May 21, 2010 19:04

A list of over 370 websites that the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has asked ISPs to blocked, while PTA spokesperson Khurram Mehran has confirmed that the total number of blocked sites has reached 1,000. As of Friday, the list contains addresses of 242 proxy servers ...

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Facebook At Last Takes Down Controversial Page

Facebook At Last Takes Down Controversial Page

Friday, May 21, 2010 11:58

Upon checking links, Twitter and Google updates and the one EDMD page up, it appears Facebook at first took down the main 'Everybody Draw Mohammad Day' page. It is now up again on Facebook. UDPATE: Hot Air reports the Facebook EDMD page has been removed. The original ...

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 Breaking News : Facebook Takes Down Controversial Page

Breaking News : Facebook Takes Down Controversial Page

Friday, May 21, 2010 10:22

In a recent development, it looks that Facebook has taken down the controversial page, which had caused protest from Muslim world, across the globe. Yesterday evening page went down for a short span of time due to some glitch, which was latter fixed. As anticipated, there are other ...

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US cartoonist issues apology to Muslims for Cartoon on Facebook

US cartoonist issues apology to Muslims for Cartoon on Facebook

Friday, May 21, 2010 10:12

The American cartoonist whose work inspired the controversial "Everybody Draw Mohammed Page" on Facebook has condemned the effort and issued an apology to Muslims. Molly Norris, of Seattle, drew a cartoon in April to protest the decision by the US television channel Comedy Central to cancel an episode of ...

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Facebook, YouTube, Wikipedia and Now Google Banned in Pakistan

Facebook, YouTube, Wikipedia and Now Google Banned in Pakistan

Friday, May 21, 2010 1:58

KARACHI: Online sources confirmed on Thursday night that search engine Google was blocked on some ISPs in Pakistan during the day. After the Lahore High Court ordered the PTA to shut down Facebook on Wednesday, reports have been coming in on Twitter of “Access Denied” messages when ...

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