Pakistan should have its own YouTube, Facebook offices: Islamabad court


Pakistan is attempting to urge YouTube, Facebook, and different social media platforms to open their offices within the country, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority told the Islamabad court on Tuesday

During a hearing of a petition against the discharge of woman of Heaven, the PTA aforesaid it will solely write letters to YouTube, however can’t block any content thereon.

To this Justice Aamer Farooq remarked that if social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter open offices within the country, it’ll become easier for the authority to watch content on their platforms.

The Ministry of knowledge doesn’t have something to try to do with “blasphemous” content on social media, the court dominated, adding that these matters ought to solely be handled by the telecommunication authority.

The court has adjourned the case till next week and asked the PTA to gift a duplicate of the Social Media Rules, 2020 at the ensuing hearing.

The case
The PTA has approached many social media platforms to dam the trailer of the film woman of Heaven.

The Authority declared the move in a very Jan three promulgation and aforesaid it’s asked social media platforms to get rid of trailers of the film that it’s deemed “sacrilegious”.

The film is concerning an associate degree Iraqi kid WHO learns the importance and power of patience. When losing his mother, he finds himself in a very new home, wherever his tender grandma narrates the historical story of woman Muhammedan (AS) and the way her suffering because the initial victim of an act of terrorism spun out of management into the twenty-first century.

The PTA has known 336 URLs to date with promos and teasers of the film and reported them to totally different platforms.


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