LHC Orders to Ban Blasphemous Page, Not Facebook

While Facebook is busy rolling out new features for its users better connect with world. Pakistani media is misreporting the issue of Facebook Ban.

I and you have been following the news stories of LHC’s order to ban Facebook again in Pakistan. Don’t panic. Continue reading

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Assholes Are Everywhere; French Ban Word ‘Facebook’ and ‘Twitter’ on TV and Radio

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You don’t need to come and visit Pakistan to experience a time to time censorship on social networking sites, now this facility is available in many other countries. The newly added is France. 😉

Broadcasting anchors and TV/Radio hosts are forbidden to use the word Twitter and Facebook unless it is seriously important or directly related to the news. Continue reading

#DontBan Citizen Journalism, Freedom-of-Speech, and Facebook in Pakistan

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It’s amazing to find good number of people here who cares freedom-of-speech, citizen journalism, and right of access to information. We got an amazing response in our first 18 hours. Here are some of the stats of our online cause.

160 views on our site.
35 mentions on Twitter.
68 people Liked our posts. Continue reading

Why Not to Ban Facebook in Pakistan or Anywhere Else

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Hello friends, you must have heard the news about LHC considering a permanent ban on social networking site Facebook.
The petition was filed by Mohammad and Ahmad (from Lahore) through Advocate Mohammad Azhar Siddique. You can read the news story here.
Let’s get to the point. The  petitioner said that Facebook should be banned permanently in Pakistan because of placing caricatures of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and other prophets. Continue reading