Pakistan bans social media App TikTok over ‘immoral’ content: government

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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan on Friday blocked social media app TikTok for failing to screen “immoral and indecent” content, the country’s telecommunications authority said in a statement.

“Given the number of complaints from different segments of society against the immoral and indecent content of the video sharing app TikTok, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has issued instructions to block the app,” the statement said. confirming a previous Reuters report. on the impending ban.

TikTok was not immediately available for comment on the matter.

The PTA said TikTok has been informed that the regulator is open to engagement and will reconsider its decision subject to a satisfactory mechanism by TikTok to moderate illegal content.

Reporting by Asif Shahzad; Edited by Euan Rocha

Original © Thomson Reuters Corporation

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