As Pakistan cracks down on a potentially violent and seditious protest movement it has decided to implement a social media shutdown. Deutsche Welle had this interesting development. Here is an excerpt:
Pakistan placed a temporary ban on several social media websites on Friday.
Platforms that will be unavailable include Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, YouTube and Telegram.
The Interior Ministry directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block the platforms until 3 p.m. (11:00 GMT).
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