PTA letter blocking websites April 25, 06
A letter from the PTA is below, directing all internet service providers in Pakistan to block certain political websites. Download the PDF of the PTA letter, or scroll down to see it.
PAKISTAN TELECOMMUNICATION AUTHORITY
Zonal office, PTA Building, 165-Abid Majeed Road, Lahore Cantt:
http:// http://www.pta.gov.pk, Ph:- 6665022, Fax:- 6654009
Dated at Lahore, the 25-04-2006.
Subject: -BLOCKING OF WEBSITES ACCESS
It has been observed that the following website providing misleading
You are, requested to block access of the above websites
immediately to your subscribers. Compliance report in this respect should reach to
the undersigned on April 26, 2006 positively.
The above proves that the Pakistan govt. is going far beyond just blocking blasphemous websites.
A good overview of the blocked sites is here: http://politicalpakistan.blogspot.com/2006/04/mush-nervous.html.