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SC moved against ban on YouTube

A petition challenging long-standing ban on YouTube was Thursday filed in the Lahore Registry of the Supreme Court
Barrister Zafarullah has moved the petition .The plea states that ban is affecting studies and students research. Blasphemous material was removed from the website and it does not bear anything objectionable now.
The plea states that students from different disciplines of research are encountering issues due to the prolonged ban.
The Supreme Court has been requested to lift the ban as it is not required now.
YouTube is the world’s largest video-sharing website and it was banned in Pakistan in September 2012.
It should be mentioned here Federal Information Minister Pervez Rashid had said in March that the Information Technology (IT) experts had developed a mechanism that would filter the controversial material. Later on, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had cited issues which were impossible to overcome for online scanning.

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