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Plea against YouTube ban: Court summons IT minister, secretary

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday directed the information technology minister and the secretary to appear on Aug 2 for the court’s assistance in a petition challenging ban on the access to YouTube, a video-sharing website. Earlier, representatives of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and the IT ministry told the court that blocking all […]

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YouTube ban challenged in PHC

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PESHAWAR: A local lawyer has challenged in Peshawar High Court the ban placed on social media website YouTube, pleading that the site should be unblocked. The petitioner, advocate Mian Mohibullah Kakakhel, on Tuesday requested the PHC to direct the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and ministry of interior to open the website (www.YouTube.com) for the benefit of […]

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‘YouTube blockade’

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This refers to your editorial ‘YouTube blockade’ (Jan 29). The continuous ban on YouTube serves no purpose when the whole world has an access to it. I believe that we must register our protest now. It is time to move ahead. For how long will we be having no access to various materials on the […]

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