WordPress got banned in Pakistan by PTA Temporarily

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) blocked WordPress hosted blogs in Pakistan. WordPress.com couldn’t be opened for 24 hours – by Apples Games




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  • July 7, 2018



WordPress got banned in Pakistan

Apples Games reported, WordPress got banned in Pakistan. Hosted blogs inaccessible in Pakistan for a whole day on 23rd March (National Day). PTA ordered all ISPs in the country to block the site. Although self-hosted WordPress blogs are still working.

Why WordPress got banned in Pakistan

Reasons for the blockage are said to be the issues related to national security, because TTP, a terrorist group operating in Pakistan, has been using it.

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