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PTA approaches Twitter administration to block handles running a smear campaign against Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Thursday has approached the administration of the microblogging site, Twitter against the handle for running a smear campaign against Pakistan and its institutions.

“The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has approached Twitter administration to immediately sensitize its moderation teams and ensure that the platform is not used as a propaganda tool for spreading fake information,” read a statement issued by the authority on Thursday.

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“In the wake of the current smear campaign of spreading false and baseless information targeting Pakistan, its cities and institutions, PTA has stressed upon Twitter to effectively block handles involved in the campaign”, PTA added.

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“To the disappointment of the Regulator, a number of accounts involved in the propagation of untrue stories, are Twitter verified. However, they are still operating with immunity. PTA has asked the platform to take immediate action against such accounts as per its guidelines and policies,” reads the PTA’s statement.

 

Saman Siddiqui

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