Facebook, Google, Twitter threaten to leave Pak over new censor rules

Asia Internet Coalition, which represents Internet and technologies companies i.e. Google, Facebook, Twitter, has threatened to leave Pakistan after PM Imran Khan granted blanket powers to authorities to censor digital content. The move is believed to aimed at curtailing freedom of expression in the Islamic state. These firms, as pew rules, face a fine of up to $3.14 mn for failure to curb content deemed to be defamatory of Islam, promoting terrorism, pornography, etc.

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