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
- Latest Release
- July 7, 2018
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.