Nisar warns blocking social media over ‘blasphemous’ content

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Federal Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar on Friday intimidated social media networks of banning their services in Pakistan if they do not censor and remove reported blasphemous content from websites.

“Those who refuse to cooperate will be banned,” Nisar warned.

He reiterated government’s no-compromise policy over blasphemy and terrorism and also stated that a software would soon be made operational in identifying websites and portals that are involved in posting content deemed blasphemous.

He added that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) will also ban the websites.

Federal Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar on Friday intimidated social media networks of banning their services in Pakistan if they do not censor and remove reported blasphemous content from websites.

“Those who refuse to cooperate will be banned,” Nisar warned.

He reiterated government’s no-compromise policy over blasphemy and terrorism and also stated that a software would soon be made operational in identifying websites and portals that are involved in posting content deemed blasphemous.

He added that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) will also ban the websites.

Federal Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar on Friday intimidated social media networks of banning their services in Pakistan if they do not censor and remove reported blasphemous content from websites.

“Those who refuse to cooperate will be banned,” Nisar warned.

He reiterated government’s no-compromise policy over blasphemy and terrorism and also stated that a software would soon be made operational in identifying websites and portals that are involved in posting content deemed blasphemous.

He added that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) will also ban the websites.

Federal Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar on Friday intimidated social media networks of banning their services in Pakistan if they do not censor and remove reported blasphemous content from websites.

“Those who refuse to cooperate will be banned,” Nisar warned.

He reiterated government’s no-compromise policy over blasphemy and terrorism and also stated that a software would soon be made operational in identifying websites and portals that are involved in posting content deemed blasphemous.

He added that Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) will also ban the websites.

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