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Facebook refuses Pakistan’s ID demands

Facebook refuses Pakistan’s ID demands

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Facebook refuses Pakistan’s ID demands
Oct 19
16:042017
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Facebook has rejected Pakistan's demand to partner accessory accounts re speaking its main calm to users' mobile phone numbers, reports BBC.

Officials had requested the feature to lecture to appear in accounts, which they pronounce had been used to go ahead detest material.

They noted WhatsApp - which is owned by Facebook - already had the requirement.

The social network met as soon as the local authorities last week - a month after a man was sentenced to death in Pakistan for allegedly posting blasphemous material upon Facebook.

The public prosecutor working said he believed it was the first time the death penalty had been awarded in a engagement linked to social media.

Earlier in the year, the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar threatened to for eternity block any social media platform that refused to co-discharge faithfulness then his not well-disposed of-blasphemy crackdown.

The minister recently met once Facebook's public policy chief Joel Kaplan to discuss the modify.
The country briefly blocked Twitter in 2012 after some users reportedly encouraged others to attraction images of the Prophet Muhammad, which is forbidden below Islam.

'Constructive meeting'
For now, Facebook will continue to authenticate supplementary accounts via an email dwelling rather than a mobile number.

However, a meting out spokesman said the affix had promised to "see into the running's concerns upon a priority basis", after the most recent discussions.

For its portion, the US company put a every second spin upon suit.

"Facebook met also than Pakistan officials to melody the company's deep faithfulness to protecting the rights of the people who use its serve, and to enabling people to manner themselves freely and safely," said a spokeswoman.

"It was an important and constructive meeting in which we raised our concerns distant than the recent court cases and made it sympathetic we apply a strict legitimate process to any meting out demand for data or content restrictions.



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