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Archive for February, 2008

February 24, 2008

Blasphemous YouTube video removed due to TOS violation

We have just been informed that the blasphemous youtube video has been removed from the youtube servers for violating the Terms and conditions of Youtube, this video had been the cause of censorship of the entire youtube domain in Pakistan as enforced by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority I hope this development can convince the PTA […]

February 24, 2008

TWA Internet backbone blocks only Blasphemous video URL

Yesterday all Internet users in Pakistan were up in arms protesting the sudden censorship of the entire domain. A number of theories circulated which ranged from vote rigging videos to the cartoon video containing the blasphemous images disgracing our Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Pakistan Telecommunication Authority the appointed monitoring agency had issued a notification blocking […]

February 22, 2008

Youtube Blocked in Pakistan

Just in – Youtube seems to have been blocked in Pakistan There are two theories one is that an Anti-Islamic movie was being blocked while another theory is that a few videos did surface which showed poll rigging in Karachi Sources say that this video could very well be the objectionable video that is being […]

February 4, 2008 blocked in Pakistan a technology blog and the forum run by KO for the past year has in a very astonishing development come under the censorship umbrella as per the directive issued by Network Operations Center at the Pakistan Internet Exchange. A careful watch has been setup by Don’t Block the Blog and other organizations to monitor […]

February 3, 2008

Death Sentence given to Afghanistani Blogger for Distributing Blog Article

The Afghan Association Blog Writers (Afghan Penlog), a group of Afghan activist bloggers, have expressed concern for a young journalist Sayed Parwiz Kambakhsh who was condemned to death by a local court. He has been a reporter for Jahan-e Naw (New World) weekly and a student of journalism at Balkh University. According to Afghan Penlog […]