Pakistani ISPs Block YouTube Access Over Anti-Islamic Videos

by admin February 25, 2008 at 6:53 pm

YouTube Website’s two hour inoperability on Sunday had a simple explanation: Pakistani authorities, who ordered all ISPs to block the site a day before, due to an anti-Islamic video on the site. “”We have determined that the source of these events was a network in Pakistan”, YouTube said. The internet service providers complied with the demands, and the video-sharing site became unavailable for users around the world.

Pakistani authorities admitted to blocking users’ access to YouTube, considering them to be offensive and provocative. The Website continues to be blocked in Pakistan, and the Internet service providers will keep their positions until a decision will be made.

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