Pakistan Builds Web Wall Out in the Open

Many countries censor the Internet, but few spell out their intentions as explicitly as Pakistan.In an effort to tighten its control over the Internet, the government recently published a public tender for the “development, deployment and operation of a national-level URL filtering and blocking system.”Technology companies, academic institutions and other interested parties have until March 16 to submit proposals for the $10 million project, but anger about it has been growing both inside and outside Pakistan.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/03/technology/pakistan-builds-web-wall-out-in-the-open.html

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