20 Jun 2013

Pakistan using Netsweeper to block Internet content, say researchers

Author: bryandlombard641 | Filed under: About

Web content filtering company Netsweeper has supplied its products to Pakistan, even as some top IT companies have refused to supply gear for a controversial filtering project, a Canadian research group has disclosed. The new report released Thursday by Citizen Lab, based at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, finds that Pakistan is actively filtering content, with Netsweeper filtering devices actively used to censor content on an ISP-wide level in Pakistan

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Pakistan using Netsweeper to block Internet content, say researchers

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