Don’t Block the Blog

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Archive for March, 2006

March 31, 2006

Pakistan Blocks Wikipedia

(March 31st 2006 13:00) The Pakistan Internet Exchange (PIE) controlled by Pakistan Telcommuncation Authority (PTA) has started to block the entire domain of Wikipedia. Wikipedia can be considered to be the single largest storehouse of knowledge having 3.5 million pages hosted on the domain. It seems as if the authorities are extending their censorship on […]

March 25, 2006

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March 25, 2006

Pakistan’s Blog Blockade

Published in The Washington Post by Jeff Morley “Americans will support the Pakistani people as they take further steps toward democracy,” declared President Bush at a state dinner in Pakistan last Saturday. One of those steps, say two Pakistani bloggers, would be to restore the country’s access a huge number of blogs on the Internet. […]

March 25, 2006

Chock-a-Blog? No more

Written by: Mehreen Zahra-Malik Publihsed in: The Friday Times The government’s enthusiasm to block sites hosting the blasphemous cartoons has led to the demise of blogging in Pakistan The Danish cartoon controversy has claimed yet another victim here: Pakistani bloggers. This is how it goes. On February 27, the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) directed all […]

March 6, 2006

Don’t Block the Blog

Joining hands to Condemn Censorship of Blogs in Pakistan LAUNCHED BY THE ALVI-E TEAM (Awab Alvi & Omer Alvie) on March 3rd 2006, this is an online campaign to support free speech of Pakistani bloggers and internet free speech in general. Support our cause by copying the banner code (below) to your web site. Since […]