People trolling PTA, The PUBG ban in Pakistan is already in progress and now Pakistan Telecommunication Authority or PTA issued warning to TikTok. However, they banned the app Bigo Live.
Why PTA is banning PUBG
People trolling PTA, The “PTA has received numerous complaints against PUBG wherein it is stated that the game is addictive, wastage of time and poses serious negative impact on physical and psychological health of the Children,” the regulatory body had said in its statement.
It had added that the decision came on the back of complaints received from different segments of society as well as media reports claiming “cases of suicide attributed to PUBG game”.
PTA Bans PUBG in Pakistan. In view of complaints received from different segments of society, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has decided to temporarily suspend the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) game, The Authority also decided to solicit views of the public with reference to the said online game.
People trolling PTA, The decision is taken after two instances where teens committed suicide who used to play the game. There have been a lot of petition files in the Lahore High Court (LHC) to ban the online multiplayer game.
Why TIKTOK is getting banned
Last week, a civil miscellaneous application was filed in the Lahore High Court demanding an immediate ban on TikTok. The petitioner said the app was a “great mischief of modern times” and had become a source of spreading pornography for the sake of fame and ratings on social media.
According to a statement released by the PTA late on Monday night, complaints were received from different segments of society against immoral, obscene and vulgar content on social media applications particularly TikTok and Bigo.
Therefore, in exercise of its powers under PECA, the PTA has decided to immediately block Bigo and issue a final warning to TikTok to put in place a comprehensive mechanism to control obscenity, vulgarity and immorality through its social media application, the statement said.