Google Will be “Banned” in Pakistan If It Doesn’t Clean-Up


The ICT Minitry in Pakistan has been very clear: as YouTube remainas inaccessible in the country, Google must remove content considered blasphemous and reprehensible on its video sharing platform, or else all of its services will be barred in Pakistan.

Minister of State and IT and Telecommunication Anusha Rahman KHAN declared, it will “all depends on our negotiation clout. If they persist with their stance, we can block Google in Pakistan as a last resort as there are many alternative search engines available on the web.”

YouTube has been blocked since September 17th after the Middle-Eastern countries protested against the video “Innocence of Muslims,” which was seen as disrespectful to the image of prophet Mohamed.

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