Video Site YouTube Blocked in Pakistan

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Pakistani teenagers who have access to the Internet may have been disappointed on Sunday to discover that they couldn't get onto YouTube. The video clip service is one of the most widely viewed sites by teens, even in Pakistan.

Pakistani officials banned access to the video-sharing site on Sunday, telling Internet service providers to block the site because of videos the government deemed offensive to Islam.

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority did have a solution for frustrated Pakistani online video addicts: It suggested they write to YouTube and ask it to remove the unnamed objectionable material.



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