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Pakistan Blocks Twitter Over 'Blasphemous' Images 226

Posted by timothy
from the omnipresent-omnipowerful-omniscient-government dept.
Diggester writes with this news from the Times of India: "Pakistani authorities on Friday further widened the crackdown on websites with blasphemous contents by restricting access to popular social networking website Twitter. Pakistani users were unable to log into Twitter after internet service providers blocked access to the site." The block was prompted by Twitter's refusal to take down messages promoting a cartoon contest to which the Pakistani government objects for its depictions of Muhammad. This end-run falls right in line with the pessimistic reaction from Reporters Without Borders to the Pakistani court decision calling Internet censorship unconstitutional.
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Pakistan Blocks Twitter Over 'Blasphemous' Images

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