Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has directed all concerned operators in Pakistan to block Youtube till further orders. These directions have been issued in compliance with Pakistan Penal Code and the urge of masses against blasphemous drawings of Prophet Mohammad [PBUH].
Authority said that it has banned about 450 URLs besides YouTube and Facebook, which had inappropriate content.
People of the country think that this large scale protest should be escalated at diplomatic level to best produce the results.
PTA has established a Crisis Cell to monitor all such contents.If you are know about any url have such contents PTA’s helpline toll free number 0800-55055 and email firstname.lastname@example.org can be used to notify all similar URLs where such objectionable material is placed.
Micronet sent this email its customers:
Dear Valued Customer,
Micronet has blocked access to www.youtube.com in compliance with recent orders of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) for containing blasphemous material and no-action by Youtube to remove the objectionable hate material from its web site.
This access would remain blocked till further orders by PTA.