Update: In a recent tweet, Nighat Dad mentions that the Court orders do not point towards a ban on Facebook and that she intends to upload the Court Orders. We will update the post as we get more information. Earlier: There are reports, including this one by The Express Tribune, that suggest that the Lahore High Court has directed Pakistan's Ministry of Information & Technology to block access to all websites spreading communal hatred, after hearing a petition seeking a permanent ban on social networking site Facebook, for allegedly hosting a competition featuring blasphemous caricatures of Prophet Muhammed. However, the Court has also clarified that it would not impose a ban on search engines, but has directed the IT Ministry to file a compliance report by 6th October. Confusion Reigns However, it is not clear whether the order puts a direct…
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