Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Twitter opens accounts to Pakistani blasphemous accounts

Twitter opens access to blasphemous accounts in Pakistan which it closed previously after the country's telecoms authority complained. Most of these were anti-Islamic in nature. All sites were notified. For some reason (unspecified) Twitter "re-examined" the situation and without additional information decided to restore access. Twitter decides on blocks on a country-by-country basis. Other bans actively in place include: neo-Nazi accounts in Germany, homophobic tweets in France, and claims in India that a certain drink was contaminated.  Read more about it here

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