Facebook Is Not Going to Ban In Pakistan From Oct 6 [CONFIRMED] - NEWS BAZAR

Confirmed, Facebook is not going to ban in Pakistan on Oct 6, 2011. This all happenend when a false rumor started to getting heat across Pakistan, that the world’s social giant Facebook is going to face a ban in Pakistan from Oct 6.
This rumor went viral on internet that Justice Sh Azmat Saeed of Lahore High Court ordered ministry of telecom and information technology to block Facebook in Pakistan for spreading religious hatred on the web. And during hearing a petition requesting a permanent ban on Facebook for hosting competition featuring blasphemous caricatures, LHC ordered the government to make sure that Facebook is blocked in Pakistan and to submit a compliance report by October 6, 2011. So far, this false news has failed to get any media attraction in Pakistan.
In the meantime, This has confirmed that the fresh petition in LHC is filed by Muhammad & Ahmad, a public interest litigation firm, through chairman Muhammad Azhar Siddique advocate for a permanent ban on access to Facebook for hosting a fresh blasphemous caricature drawing contest world over under a title “2nd Annual Draw Muhammad Day on May 20, 2011″.
Facebook is a social network and users from around the globe are free to post anything, however, its content can be moderated supported by Facebook terms of use which state:
“You will not post content that: is hateful, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.”
1- PTA officials just confirmed that they have not received such order yet, for Facebook ban.
2- Telecom and information technology officials also have confirmed that ministry hasn’t received any order from Lahore High Court regarding facebook ban.
3- A reporter for Express 24/7, Rabia Mehmood, claims to have spoken with Azhar Siddique – the person who has filed the actuall petition – and he says that LHC has ordered to ban only specific URLs/fan pages that contain blasphemous content and not the whole Facebook.

Facebook became controversial last year for not removing Draw Mohammad Day page from it’s server despite it was reported (as abuse) by hundreds of millions of Muslim users. This act was also condemned by the millions of muslims around the world.
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