Pakistanis locked out of millions of websites as Login with Facebook is not working due to social media blockage

In Pakistan after PMLN led government failed to disperse the protestors at Faizabad, basically to prevent the people from knowing the current situation, government took steps which affected lives of millions of Pakistanis. One such step was blocking the social media. Blockade of social media in itself is act which tried to prey on the people’s right of information. But there even more damaging consequences of it, which people of Pakistan had to bear. One such example is “Login with Facebook”. Almost every internet user knows it very well what “Login with Facebook” is. Also, almost every website which requires users to login to their system provide the feature to people to login to the via Facebook. So People instead […]

How to Watch Pakistani News Channels Online as they are Vanished from TV Cable networks after start of Faizabad Operation

After start of Faizabad operation today, all the news channels were instructed via PEMRA (Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority), to NOT cover the operation live. However, later on suddenly the news channels were vanished from all tv Cable network. Currently all news channels are not being show on cable networks in Pakistan. Reportedly all of this is being done by via PEMRA by ordering Cable networks to not show the News Channels. However, an alternate is watch these channels online. But last time I checked the live URLs of new channels like geo tv were also being blocked. As I was not able to access live.geo.tv. In such situation there is one service on which you can rely on and […]

Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram and Whatsapp Web Blocked in Pakistan Right Now

Today in early morning government of Pakistan finally decided to use force against faizabad protestors in Islamabad. So they started an operation by thinking that it will be over in couple of hours and everything will be normal. But looks like the government’s plan of dispersing the protestors backfired. First, the forces fought at faizabad for six hours and than later on again to disperse them. But not only they were not successful but in reaction to the “forced action” attempt, many people in different cities of Pakistan took it to the streets and country wide protests started against the current government. In every city now there are many people protesting on streets and on many places conflicts were happened […]

When is youtube opening in Pakistan?

Few days ago the Pakistan’s Minister for IT and Telecom (Anusha Rehman) had hinted opening of youtube in matter of just very few days. It was told that filter is ready and already have been tested. Story further claimed that this filter is worth millions, is acquired by Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and this filter will be able to block 4000 URLs only. I had objected that filter worth millions, so why its only capable of filtering only 4000 URLs but still many people were happy with this as at least the biggest video sharing website was going to open for Pakistanis. We also had suspected that like other wondering stories this is also temporary measure from Anusha Rehman […]

Unbanning of youtube in Pakistan is still pending, Anusha Rehman busy in getting some free publicity

Few days ago we did a post about why and how ban on Youtube is only hurting Pakistanis. Soon after I finished as I was wandering on different Facebook pages, I cam across a story about unbanning youtube in Pakistan. Out of querulousness I done some research on that and whole Internet, I mean most of Pakistan sites and blogs were full of the same story. It was telling that Anusha Rehman, who is Federal Minister of IT and Telecom have hinted that youtube will open very soon in Pakistan. Story also included the content like Pakistan already have a URL filtering system ready, which will operate via PTCL and is developed million of Dollars. Not only this, the circulating […]