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Youtube accessible with local version

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: YouTube is now accessible throughout Pakistan with a new PK trademark.The Youtube PK, which is believed to be a local version is accessible throughout the country without any proxy or VPN. Localised versions of the website is not something new, Google’s subsidiary, Youtube has been offering local contents with an option of local language in many parts of the world.Local version presents country specific popular content on home page and the most watched content surface…Read More

YouTube accessible despite regular ban

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: After a ban of almost three years, video sharing website Youtube is now accessible in many parts of the country despite ban on the website. The cities where the site is operational include Karachi, Islamabad and Rawalpindi. YouTube has been blocked in Pakistan since September, 2012, when the website management turned down the Pakistani government’s request to block the blasphemous video Innocence of Muslims’ for local viewership. However, the Pakistan…Read More

Pakistani aspires to make internet accessible for all

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STAFF REPORT KHI: In order to connect the unconnected, technology giants Google and Facebook are trying to make basic mobile internet services free in many countries. Pakistani entrepreneur Hassan Baig has gone one step further as he is developing a solution to make internet accessible for those who have never experienced it.He believes that these initiatives alone won’t be sufficient to connect everyone, for they are geared towards making the internet and digital technology only more…Read More