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pakistan

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Facebook's Safety Check malfunctions after Pakistan bombing

Facebook users thousands of miles from the blast site received an automated query about their well being.

By March 27, 2016

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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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Anonymous begins month-long hacking campaign against banks, starting with Greece

The hacking collective targeted the Central Bank of Greece's website on Tuesday with a DDoS attack.

By May 4, 2016

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​On Twitter, CIA takes trip down memory lane to revisit Bin Laden raid

On the fifth anniversary of the raid that killed the terrorist leader, the US spy agency takes to the microblogging service to recount the attack.

By May 2, 2016

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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