back to article After four bans, TikTok finally passes the Pakistan challenge

Pakistan has allowed TikTok to resume operations on its soil. The nation has banned the made-in-China social network four times on grounds that it allows inappropriate content to reach citizens. Pakistan's test of appropriate content requires it to conform with "religious, cultural, ethnic and national security sensitivities …

  1. sanmigueelbeer Silver badge
    Coat

    Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)

    They should change the name to Pakistan Internet & Telecommunication Authority (PITA) to justify their role.

    1. Anonymous South African Coward Silver badge

      The more you censor, the more people will find ways and means to get round censorship.

      Going to be a fun ride.

  2. Anonymous South African Coward Silver badge

    It was probably a pinky promise.

    Going to be difficult for tiktok to monitor what users post.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    conform with "religious, cultural, ethnic and national security sensitivities of Pakistan"

    SO

    honour killings are going to be allowed

    misogyny on a grand scale, also OK ?

    National Security is a given, pointless even having that out in the open

    but Pakistan isn't exactly a world leader in nice ..........

  4. renniks

    "the government feels its citizens are best served by having some communications media turned off"

    To be fair, everybody would be better off if 'social' media was turned off, as it nothing but rot

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