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Pakistan Tightens Internet Controls, Civil Surveillancei
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October 09, 2013
In recent years, Pakistani authorities have been blocking some websites accused of blasphemy or threatening internal security. But critics say those efforts are expanding, and the government is trying to shape online political discussions, curbing the public's access to information and broadening online surveillance. Sharon Behn reports.

Pakistan Tightens Internet Controls, Civil Surveillance

Published October 09, 2013

In recent years, Pakistani authorities have been blocking some websites accused of blasphemy or threatening internal security. But critics say those efforts are expanding, and the government is trying to shape online political discussions, curbing the public's access to information and broadening online surveillance. Sharon Behn reports.


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