Tag Archives: Internet

Internet still carries ‘objectionable’ videos

LAHORE – Videos showing students indulging in ‘socially unacceptable’ activities are being frequently uploaded on the Internet, especially social networking sites, causing embarrassment to not only students but educational institutions as well, Pakistan Today has learnt. Varsity administrations claim a section of people is trying to malign the name of good educational institutions and most videos, which are named with some specific institution are fake. Most of the available videos

Petition filed against links to sexual content on Internet search engines

KARACHI – The Sindh High Court issued notices to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chairman and Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) president/chief executive officer (CEO) on Friday on a constitutional petition pleading to block sexual websites’ links appearing in the results of Yahoo!, MSN and Google search engines.
The petition was filed by Human Rights Commission South Asia (HRCSA) representative Iqbal Kazmi who sought blocking the

Internet restored in Cairo after revolt blackout

CAIRO – Internet services were at least partially restored in Cairo on Wednesday after a five-day cut aimed at stymieing protests against President Hosni Mubarak’s regime, Internet users said. Egypt’s four main Internet service providers cut off access to their customers in a near simultaneous move overnight last Thursday, two days after anti-Mubarak protests – many coordinated via the Internet – began.
Social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook have become increasingly

Petition against internet defamation of Moonis Elahi withdrawn

The Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif on Wednesday dismissed as withdrawn a writ petition of PMLQ supporters seeking a ban on the access of “Google Blogger” as it contained an allegedly defamatory material against their leader Moonis Elahi.
Dismissing the petition the chief justice observed that the petitioners being activists of PNl-Q had no locus standi to agitate against the matter before the court because they were not a directly aggrieved

Kayani orders probe into Internet video maligning military

Army chief General Ashfaq Kayani on Friday ordered an inquiry into a video circulating on the Internet showing the execution of blindfolded civilians by men clad in military uniforms.
Taking notice of a video, General Kayani has ordered setting up of a board of inquiry to establish the true identity of the men shown in the video and the veracity of the footage.
The board will be headed by a major general, who will be assisted by two to three senior officers with the