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Pakistan To Scour Google, Yahoo For Blasphemy

June 25th, 2010 06:14 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

sv_libertarian sends in this excerpt from an AP report:
“Pakistan will start monitoring seven major websites, including Google, Yahoo and Amazon, for sacrilegious content, while blocking 17 other, lesser-known sites it deems offensive to Muslims, an official said Friday. The moves follow Pakistan’s temporary ban imposed on Facebook in May that drew both praise and condemnation in a country that has long struggled to figure out how strict a version of Islam it should follow. … ‘If any particular link with offensive content appears on these websites, the (link) shall be blocked immediately without disturbing the main website,’ [said Pakistan Telecommunication Authority spokesman Khurram Mehran].”

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