Pakistan Rescinds TikTok Ban

Just 10 days after introducing a ban on TikTok, the Pakistani authorities said on Monday that they were reversing the decision after receiving assurance from the Chinese-owned social media platform that it would moderate content according to local laws.

“TikTok is being unlocked after assurance from management that they will block all accounts repeatedly involved in spreading obscenity and immorality,” the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, the national regulator, said in a statement.

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Pakistan to unblock social media app TikTok after it vows to moderate content
Pakistan has decided to lift a ban on popular social media app TikTok after the company vowed to block all accounts involved in spreading “obscenity and immorality”, the country’s telecom authority said on Monday.
https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-tiktok-ban/pakistan-to-unblock-social-media-app-tiktok-after-it-vows-to-moderate-content-idUKKBN274182
https://in.reuters.com/article/pakistan-tiktok-ban/pakistan-to-unblock-social-media-app-tiktok-after-it-vows-to-moderate-content-idINKBN27418W

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