Sunday, August 25, 2013
YouTube May Be Opened In Pakistan Next Week
It is likely to decide to lift ban on Youtube in the inter-ministerial meeting next week. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has arrangeed to close the website immediately, if any complaint of presence of blasphemous contents is received. Information Technology Ministry had given three-day time to PTA on August 21, to constitute a system to block any blasphemous website, after opening the Youtube. PTA in its reply said that there is a complaint link on the website of PTA, and an URL can be blocked immediately after the complaint is received and it is confirmed. IT ministry has blocked 7,000 URLs that had blasphemous movie. Now, no such wenbsite can be opened on computer. Earlier, such websites could be opened on Smartphones, but its solution has also been evolved, the spokesperson of PTA said..