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Pakistan blocks Tinder and Grindr for ‘immoral content’

Pakistan blocks Tinder and Grindr for ‘immoral content’

Tinder, Grindr and three other dating apps have already been prohibited in Pakistan for disseminating “immoral content”.

The federal government issued notices to Tinder, Grindr, Tagged, Skout and SayHi to eliminate the services that are dating.

Extra-marital relationships and homosexuality are unlawful in Pakistan, the 2nd largest Muslim-majority country on earth.

The united states’s internet regulator stated the firms hadn’t responded to it in the stipulated time.

A Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) spokesman told BBC Urdu that as a result, your decision have been meant to bring the handling of these platforms as a “moral and appropriate realm”.

The watchdog has stated, nonetheless, it views to be unethical and obscene material on their platforms that it might reconsider the action if the apps agree to moderate what.

A Tinder spokeswoman stated it invests significant resources into monitoring and getting rid of content that is inappropriate.

“We welcome the chance to discuss our item and moderation efforts because of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and appear ahead up to a conversation that is meaningful” she included.

Grindr, Tagged and Skout would not respond to requests immediately for remark. Reuters news agency together with BBC were not able to get hold of SayHi for remark. Continue reading Pakistan blocks Tinder and Grindr for ‘immoral content’