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TikTok Banned in Pakistan For ‘Immoral, Unlawful Online Content’: Reports

Islamabad, October 9: The Pakistan government on Friday reportedly banned Chinese video-sharing app TikTok. According to reports of local media, the ban was imposed by Pakistan’s Telecommunication Authority (PTA). The action was taken by the PTA against TikTok after the company failed to fully comply with instructions for “development of an effective mechanism for proactive […]

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Tinder, Tagged, Skout, Grindr and SayHi Banned in Pakistan for Showing ‘Immoral, Indecent’ Content

Islamabad, September 2: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) blocked five online dating and live streaming applications, including Tinder, Skout, Grindr among others  for allegedly showing ‘immoral/ indecent’ content. The telecom watchdog in Pakistan said in a statement that the action was taken against Tinder, Tagged, Skout, Grindr and SayHi after they failed to take down the improper material. “Since the platforms did […]