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https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/17/technology/twitter-facebook-senate-hearings.html

https://tech.slashdot.org/story/20/11/20/1849228/google-facebook-and-twitter-threaten-to-leave-pakistan-over-censorship-law

[10:20:39] <jrmu> Earlier this week, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan granted the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority the power to remove and block digital content that pose "harms, intimidates or excites disaffection" toward the government or in other ways hurt the "integrity, security, and defence of Pakistan." Through a group called the Asia Internet Coalition (AIC), the tech firms said that they were "alarmed" by the [10:20:45] <jrmu> scope of Pakistan's new law targeting internet firms." In addition to Facebook, Google, and Twitter, AIC represents Apple, Amazon, LinkedIn, SAP, Expedia Group, Yahoo, Airbnb, Grab, Rakuten, Booking.com, Line, and Cloudflare.