October 10, 2020 | technology | No Comments
- The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority said Friday the country was blocking TikTok after receiving complaints against “immoral and indecent” content on the video-sharing platform.
- In July, the agency said it had issued a “final warning” to TikTok to remove “obscene and immoral content.”
- On Friday, authorities said the Chinese-owned company failed to fully comply with the instructions to develop an effective mechanism to control unlawful content.
- The telecommunication authority kept the door open for a return of TikTok, saying “it is open for engagement” and would review its decision if TikTok develops a mechanism to moderate the content.
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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan blocked the Chinese social media app TikTok, saying the company failed to fully comply with the instructions to develop an effective mechanism to control unlawful content.
In a statement, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority said Friday that it took the step after receiving