Popular video-sharing site was blocked in 2012 after refusing to remove a video that Pakistan considered blasphemous.
The Canadian company has taken a stand against demands for "backdoor" access to its services, including encrypted email and messages.
After banning dozens of accounts at the government's request, the social network recants and makes the content available again.
The company has complied with requests from a Pakistani "bureaucrat" to hide specific content, says the New York Times.
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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.
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.
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.
Prime minister calls the clip "blasphemous" and instructs the Ministry of Information to block access to the video site.