May 19, 2010

Facebook Blocked

Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has directed all concerned operators in Pakistan to block website till further orders. These directions have been issued in compliance with the directions issued by Ministry of IT & Telecom (MoIT) in view of decision of the Honorable Lahore High Court (LHC).

Earlier on May 18, PTA has issued instructions to all concerned to block the objectionable link/URL on facebook which were immediately blocked.

PTA has established a Crisis Cell to monitor all such contents.  PTA’s helpline toll free number 0800-55055 and email can be used to notify all similar URLs where such objectionable material is placed.


Khurram A. Mehran

Director (PR)