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pakistan

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YouTube's years-long banishment in Pakistan ends -- sort of

Popular video-sharing site was blocked in 2012 after refusing to remove a video that Pakistan considered blasphemous.

By January 18, 2016

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BlackBerry to leave Pakistan after refusing to ditch user privacy

The Canadian company has taken a stand against demands for "backdoor" access to its services, including encrypted email and messages.

By November 30, 2015

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Twitter unblocks 'blasphemous' accounts in Pakistan

After banning dozens of accounts at the government's request, the social network recants and makes the content available again.

By June 17, 2014

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Twitter blocks 'blasphemous' tweets in Pakistan

The company has complied with requests from a Pakistani "bureaucrat" to hide specific content, says the New York Times.

By May 23, 2014

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Can getting high make you short? A new study raises the question

Technically Incorrect: A study out of Pakistan suggests a significant height difference between boys who regularly smoke pot before puberty and those who've never smoked it.

By May 19, 2015

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Android logo caught urinating over Apple logo on Google Maps

Technically Incorrect: Some mysterious wag has decided to implant a rude image on Google Maps in Pakistan. A twisted celebration of the Apple Watch launch, perhaps?

By April 24, 2015

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Google to be banned in Pakistan if it doesn't clean up YouTube

The country's new IT minister reportedly says the Web giant must remove "blasphemous and objectionable material" from its video sharing site, or face serious consequences.

By June 10, 2013

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YouTube makes brief return to Pakistan after 3-month ban

The video-sharing site returns for anywhere between three minutes and three hours after being blocked for hosting a video that presented an unflattering depiction of the prophet Muhammad.

By December 30, 2012

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Pakistan's Internet filter has the Valley buzzing over who's bidding

The bids are now in, but whoever wants a piece of what is almost certainly a juicy contract is keeping quiet--and for good reason.

By March 17, 2012

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Pakistan bans YouTube amid furor over anti-Islam video

Prime minister calls the clip "blasphemous" and instructs the Ministry of Information to block access to the video site.

By September 17, 2012