Unblock YouTube

Unblock YouTube

It is rare for our National Assembly to agree unanimously to anything and for them to vote unanimouly for a resolution that proposes the lifting of the ban on YouTube is little short of astonishing. The resolution was moved by PPP lawmaker Shazia Marri who has long campaigned for its removal. Her argument was a …

NA unanimously approves resolution for lifting YouTube ban

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ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution to lift the ban on video-sharing website YouTube, DawnNews reported. During today’s National Assembly session, chaired by Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi, MNA Shazia Marri belonging to the Pakistan People Party (PPP) submitted a resolution demanding the lifting of the ban on YouTube which was …

Senate committee asks govt to unblock YouTube

ISLAMABAD: The Senate’s Functional Committee on Human Rights on Monday recommened that the government unblock the YouTube in Pakistan. A resolution, which was passed unanimously, said the ban be overturned as no such provision was in place in any other Muslim country. Committee chairman Afrasiab Khattak of the Awami National Party, while reading the resolution, …

Why is YouTube still in chains?

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The internet has given people a new level of freedom and a higher degree of access to information. YouTube is not just a video sharing website, it is a platform There are two sides to every picture: the sentence is simple, declarative and apparently does not seem to have hidden meanings. The problem is that …

YouTube ban

Sir: There is no way to block Internet content as in the case of YouTube. There are many proxy websites or VPN software which provide access to all the blocked content on the Internet. Why is the government wasting its energy on such an unpreventable issue? Respect for the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and other …

No way to block internet content, NA told

By: KHAWAR GHUMMAN ISLAMABAD: The government has admitted that there is no technical way to block all objectionable content on the internet. In a written reply to a lawmaker’s query, the National Assembly was informed on Monday that the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had carried out a search for objectionable material on the internet and …