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Twitter blocks 'blasphemous' and 'unethical' content on request

By Justin Kahn
May 23, 2014
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  1. Recently Twitter received five requests from Pakistani government offices asking the social network to block "blasphemous" content from the country's users. Twitter has adhered to these requests and blocked material including burning Qurans, drawings of the Prophet Muhammad, and tweets...

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  2. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,369   +405

    Once you step into that censorship pool, you're damned if you do, damned if you don't and no one will be happy.
     
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,331   +804

    Pakistani's use Twitter?
     
  4. mccartercar

    mccartercar TS Enthusiast Posts: 111   +15

    I wonder how many requests Twitter has taken down for US officials? Any?
     
  5. I request that they remove the blasphemous "OMG" from everything.
     
  6. Good thinking: They should remove all the unethical US officials. Keep the ethical ones, however.
     
  7. I want them to remove the blasphemous anti Apple remarks.
     
  8. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Enthusiast Posts: 362   +57

    I want them to remove the unethical Apple ones, like all the ones using the word magical, revolutionary or the phrase "it just works".
     


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