Pak court bans Facebook
Upadated on: 19 May 10 11:42 AM
LAHORE: Lahore High Court has imposed the ban on the famous social networking site, facebook, SAMAA reported Wednesday.
The court has directed that the site would be banned temporarily till May 31.
The court has directed Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to ban the site till May 31. The PTA has to reply the court in writing.
The Foreign Secretary has also been directed to protest on international forums.
Islamic Lawyers Forum filed the petition imposing the ban on the site in the country.
The Director PTA Muddasir Hasan briefed the court that the internet facility could be disconnected due to imposing the ban on facebook.
Good morning, welcome to the life and times of Islamic Republic. Insider sources tell me this had something to do with blasphemous cartoons. Whatever their reason, it was a stupid (and hugely impractical) move. Truth be told, we leave no stone unturned in the quest to make asses of ourselves. Do we? *sigh*