Banned and blocked… not!

Banned and blocked… not!Pakistan is becoming more Orwellian by the week. The ban on YouTube has now been announced as “indefinite” as the government has been unable to find a way to block blasphemous content. For me the ban was inconvenient for around 10 minutes — the time it took to find a free Virtual Private Network (VPN) […]

YouTube ban can’t be lifted without SC’s directives, NA told

YouTube ban can’t be lifted without SC’s directives, NA toldISLAMABAD: The National Assembly was informed on Wednesday that the ongoing ban on video-sharing website YouTube could not be lifted without seeking directives from the Supreme Court. Answering to question of Shazia Marri during the question hour, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Shaikh Aftab Ahmed said the government had imposed ban on YouTube on the directives […]