Pakistan

01.13.16
YouTube gives three Asian countries their own homepages
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YouTube gives three Asian countries their own homepages

Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal all get new front pages.

By A. Tarantola,   01.13.16
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11.30.15
BlackBerry is leaving Pakistan over demands for backdoor access
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BlackBerry is leaving Pakistan over demands for backdoor access

The company's simply not willing to jeopardize users' privacy to please Pakistan's government.

By J. Rigg,   11.30.15
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10.21.15
America's drone strike program needs a low-tech fix
10.21.15

America's drone strike program needs a low-tech fix

The drone program was supposed to be a "scalpel" that could cleanly excise terrorists with minimal collateral damage. What we got was mosquito hunting with a shotgun.

By A. Tarantola,   10.21.15
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07.26.15
Pakistan to shut off BlackBerry email over surveillance jitters
07.26.15

Pakistan to shut off BlackBerry email over surveillance jitters

Pakistan can't spy on BlackBerry email, so it's shutting down access by December.

By J. Fingas,   07.26.15
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03.23.15
Pakistan orders cellphone users to provide their fingerprints
03.23.15

Pakistan orders cellphone users to provide their fingerprints

Pakistan is determined to prevent terrorists from using untraceable cellphone accounts to coordina...

By J. Fingas,   03.23.15
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06.18.14
​Twitter restores accounts and tweets previously blocked in Pakistan
06.18.14

​Twitter restores accounts and tweets previously blocked in Pakistan

Back in May, Pakistani authorities requested the removal of multiple tweets and Twitter accounts t...

By M. Smith,   06.18.14
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05.23.14
Twitter's blocking of 'blasphemous' content raises questions over its censorship policy
05.23.14

Twitter's blocking of 'blasphemous' content raises questions over its censorship policy

At first glance, Twitter's international policy on censorship seems reasonable. If the laws of a p...

By S. Sakr,   05.23.14
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01.23.13
Black Ops 2, Warfighter banned in Pakistan for depicting country in 'very poor light'
01.23.13

Black Ops 2, Warfighter banned in Pakistan for depicting country in 'very poor light'

The All Pakistan CD, DVD, Audio Cassette Traders and Manufacturers Association banned Call of Duty:...

By J. Conditt,   01.23.13
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01.20.11
Pakistani Sonic Happy Meal commercial will make you believe in love again
01.20.11

Pakistani Sonic Happy Meal commercial will make you believe in love again

Here's a brief list of delightful things waiting for you in the Sonic-themed Happy Meal ad posted b...

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