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  • No web, no jobs: Residents of occupied Kashmir board the 'Internet Express'

    Braving the snow and cold, Abrar Ahmad, 18, is one of thousands of Kashmiris who regularly spend hours journeying on a packed train just so that they can go online as the region grapples with the longest internet blackout imposed by a democracy...

    Stepping off the crammed train — dubbed the “Internet Express” by people in Indian-occupied Kashmir — in the nearby town of Banihal, the passengers make a beeline for cafes where they pay up...

  • 'Game of Thrones' episodes leak on the Internet: HBO

    WASHINGTON: Already the most pirated show in television history, HBO's fantasy epic Games of Thrones was hit by a new leak Sunday just hours before the premiere of its hotly-anticipated fifth season...

    With the start of the new series due to air simultaneously at 0100 GMT Monday in 170 countries, eager but unscrupulous fans were already downloading four leaked episodes
  • Internet challenge

    On Jan 18, PTA issued a directive to internet service providers to lift the ban on YouTube...

    On the subject of localisation, when in 2013 the Lahore High Court inquired whether Google would localise if intermediary liability protection (ILP) was extended to it, in a letter Google stated this in response: “The decision as to whether to offer this service is a business, legal and commercial decision, and takes into consideration, for...

  • Singapore high school maths problem stumps Internet

    SINGAPORE: A maths problem that first appeared in a test for Singapore’s elite high school students has baffled Internet users around the world after it went viral, prompting a rush of attempts to solve it...

    By Monday Internet users around the world were posting meticulously detailed answers to the puzzle on social media networks such as Facebook and Reddit, only to prompt a slew of comments disputing their findings and...

  • Pakistan among top 10 economies in terms of its internet users

    ISLAMABAD: Nearly 16 million Pakistanis went online for the first time between 2012 and 2015, accounting for half the number of the overall internet users in the country, according to a UN report released on Tuesday...

    This made Pakistan one of the top 10 economies in terms of the number of its people going online during the period...

  • Body to block blasphemous content on internet

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Tuesday told the National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology that a high-level committee was being formed to monitor and block blasphemous content on the internet...

    The body had met to discuss steps taken by the regulatory authority to block blasphemous material on the internet...

  • EU opens new front against internet giants

    BRUSSELS: The EU opened a new front on Wednesday in its battle with Internet firms like Amazon and Google as part of a wide-ranging digital strategy aimed at making Europe more competitive with global rivals...

    Brussels launched an anti-trust inquiry into the European online shopping sector amid concerns that US companies in particular are distorting the 28-nation bloc’s cherished single market...

  • ISP insider: How my search for faster internet in Pakistan drove me up the wall

    In Pakistan we use the internet to gain information, conduct financial transactions, follow sporting events, endlessly share amusing pictures of grammatically challenged cats and send ‘fraandship’ requests to ‘girls’ who look suspiciously similar to Bollywood actresses and whose parents bestowed them with unique names such as ‘Lonely Sad Angel 98...

    The internet has grown into such a crucial component of our daily lives that ISPs...

  • For NA-246 hopefuls, the internet is no ‘no-go’ zone

    Social media teams of the parties gunning for NA-246 — MQM, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) — are burning the midnight oil to promote their organisations’ politics and dominate the online space...

    Ghazali says that while PTI’s online following around the world is massive, about 100 workers are officially part of the online team...

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