The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Sunday demand social media platforms to instantly block all content material associated to what it termed the “sacrilegious” movie titled “Lady in Heaven”.
The authority, in a press release, mentioned that holding in view “many different reviews” relating to the film and its “sacrilegious content material”, social media platforms together with YouTube, Fb, Instagram and Twitter, have been directed “for instant blocking of all content material associated to the mentioned film from their platforms”.
It mentioned that to this point, 336 hyperlinks containing advertising materials of the film have been reported to the all different social media platforms.
PTA Sends Notices to Google, Wikipedia
On December 25, PTA mentioned it has delivered notices to tech large Google and on-line encyclopedia Wikipedia for circulate “sacrilegious content material” via the platforms.
In a press release, the officer mentioned that it was responding towards Google after receiving “complaints relating to deceitful search findings related to ‘Current Khalifa of Islam’ and unauthentic model of Holy Quran uploaded on Google Play Store”.
PTA mentioned that it has communicated Google with the instructions “to instantly vanish the illegal content material” because it was a matter of a “very severe nature”.
It also mentioned that it had obtained complaints towards Wikipedia for “hosting of caricatures of Holy Prophet (PBUH) and circulation of deceptive, incorrect, ambiguous and deceitful data via articles portraying Mirza Masroor Ahmad as a Muslim”.
The authority mentioned that it has distributed Wikipedia a notice after “in depth communication” to vanish the “sacrilegious content material to keep away from any authorized action”.