Pakistan lifts ban on Youtube after launch of own version

Pakistan said on Monday it had removed a three-year ban on YouTube after the Google-owned video-sharing website launched a local version that allows the government to remove material it considers offensive.Pakistan banned access to YouTube in September 2012 after an anti-Islam film, “Innocence of Muslims”, was uploaded to the site, sparking violent protests across major cities in the Muslim-majority country of 190 million people.
http://uk.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-youtube-idUKKCN0UW1ER
http://in.reuters.com/article/pakistan-lifts-ban-youtube-idINKCN0UW1DDAlso see:Pakistan unblocks access to YouTube
Pakistan has unblocked the video sharing site, YouTube, more than three years after it was banned for posting a video deemed insulting to Islam.Pakistan’s telecoms regulator said the ban was no longer necessary because Google, which owns YouTube, had now launched a Pakistan-specific version.
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