PTA, Pakistan, PTA blocks websites

PTA blocks Netflix-like website, 452 other links

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked a website called Best NetFlix and 452 website links in Pakistan over violation of rules.

A case was heard against the promotion of the film on social media sites. During the hearing, the PTA presented a report stating that it had blocked a website called BestNetFlix and 452 web links in Pakistan. Also close 778 trailer links of the blasphemous movie and 249 links are still blocking them.

Islamabad High Court Judge Amir Farooq termed the PTA report as satisfactory and said that the PTA report was satisfactory. Lawyer Mazhar Javed said that the case should be kept pending and a report should be sought from authorities.

It may be recalled that during the hearing on social media rules, the government, while advocating for a review of the rules for regulating social media, had said that it would review the rules with the PTA and concerned stakeholders.

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