Internet Filtering in Pakistan

Dr. Awab Alvi gave a presentation on the Don’t Block the Blog campaign at the which is trying to get Blogspot unblocked in Pakistan. (His presentation can be downloaded here.) Pakistan has experimented with filtering porn in the past and now filters * among several others. Reba Shahid of gave me copies of the block orders received by ISPs in Pakistan which you can download here and here.

Update: Another block order targeting mostly Baluch sites.


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