Wider internet access may return to Jammu & Kashmir, a circular issued by the state's home department indicates. This may only be temporary though; the circular is only valid for two weeks — it will have to be reauthorized after March 17. The circular says that postpaid mobile connections will get internet at 2G speeds while broadband connections will continue to be restricted. Prepaid connections are allowed, but will require the kind of KYC verification usually done for postpaid connections. “If there is no white or black list with the government’s order, it means every website can be accessed now,” the Economic Times quoted Vijay Kumar, Kashmir's Inspector General of Police as saying. Another unnamed senior police officer confirmed to Greater Kashmir that social media would not be blocked. After the Supreme Court judgment directing the J&K administration to review the…
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