Don’t Block the Blog

Speaking up Against Internet Censorship, the world over

Archive for February, 2007

February 16, 2007

DBTB Important Update for Pakistani Bloggers

Don’t Block the Blog (DBTB) is happy to announce to the Pakistani bloggers that some serious progress has been made during the last few of days regarding the internet censorship (blogspot ban ) issue in Pakistan. Google Inc.’s key representative (Policy Analyst) has been in direct contact with DBTB members in reference to the blogspot […]

February 14, 2007

News and Competition for Pakistani Bloggers

After the release of the last Donít Block The Blog (DBTB) Press Alert, I’ve been in discussion with several Pakistan based bloggers regarding the problems they are facing accessing specific blogging platforms and blogs in general. While Teeth Maestro expertly continues to source technical solutions to the problem, I’ve been updating with various international (free […]

February 13, 2007

Mahmood.tv faces potential Libel Suit

If you recall a few months back we had reported that Mahmood.tv was blocked by the Bahraini Government since he was instrumental in exposing the Jamal Dawood scandal. This time around he has continued to be vocal yet again hitting hard at the Minister of Municipalities and Agriculture in Bahrain for his involvement in a […]

February 7, 2007

Pakistan Blogging Situation – Update

For the past few days especially yesterday I have exchanged a number of emails around the globe to figure out a solution for the deteriorating blogging condition in Pakistan which started a few days back as reported by Don’t Block the Blog, Press Release of 3rd February and also on Teeth Maestro’s blog, I have […]

February 3, 2007

DBTB ALERT – Press Release

For Immediate Release 3rd February, 2007 — ALERT ! — PAKISTANI BLOGGERS SHOULD NOT UPGRADE TO BLOGGER BETA It has been over eleven months since the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority has enforced a blanket ban on the entire blogspot.com domain and so far there seems no recourse to the ban despite the repeated attempts of a […]