Censorship

Pakistan Blocks 20,000 Web Sites

It's all a reaction to the recent fuss, with no opportunism, of course

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Pakistani authorities have revealed that a whopping 20,000 web sites have been taken offline as part of a nationwide crackdown on "objectionable" content.

The purge took places as part of government efforts across the Muslim world in the wake of widespread anger at "Innocence of Muslims" – a film ridiculing the Prophet Muhammed which was subsequently uploaded to Google's popular video-sharing site.