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Pakistan bans twitter because of Draw Muhammad Day. Has history of censoring other sites

The BBC reports Pakistan blocked Twitter because of Draw Muhammad Day. Twitter was banned today after one Pakistani government minister said it would not block Twitter because it would take Pakistan back to the “stone age”. But then they blocked it.

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Pakistan bans YouTube and Facebook in crackdown on ‘Draw Muhammad Day’

Hundreds of people have gone out in the streets in Pakistan’s major cities in support of the government’s crackdown on ’sacrilegious’ Internet content. Access to YouTube and Facebook has been blocked in the country amid anger over a Facebook page which posted Prophet Muhammad images.
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Pakistan court wants Google, Yahoo, YouTube blocked

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Pakistan court wants Google, Yahoo, YouTube blocked
A Pakistani court has ordered the authorities to block access to nine websites including Google, Yahoo and YouTube for allegedly offending Muslims with blasphemous material.
Read more: AFP via Yahoo! News
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