Pakistan: SMS Filtration Good Or Bad?

Pakistani blogger Rebz discusses about the merits and demerits of the new SMS filtration step taken by the Pakistan Telecom Authority.


  • “The order was part of the regulator’s attempt to block spam messages” Ya right. More like opression and Shiara law.

  • Pakistan, a country that has consistently denied their citizens basic rights (like freedom of speech… hence, relevance to this article) and sheltered terrorist organizations and leaders (like bin Laden) for years. Remind me again why we’re even tentatively allied with them…

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