PTA requests Facebook for accounts suspension

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) clarified that it forwards requests for Facebook accounts suspension based on latter’s community standards. The PTA said in a statement on Tuesday that it made requests to suspend accounts related to blasphemy, pornography, impersonation and indecent, defamatory and anti-state content. “These efforts are (aimed) to protect social media and internet users from harmful content available online,” it said, adding that the PTA has been mandated to block/remove such unlawful content hosted on the internet under the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016. Recently, Facebook released…