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Pakistani Activists Smell A Mole In Government's Proposed YouTube Filtering Plan

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http://techcrunch.com – After ignoring repeated requests to appear in a court case challenging the Pakistan government’s year-long YouTube blackout, the country’s elusive IT minister is expected to appear at a hearing later this month to outline plans to drop the blanket ban — and instead selectively restrict “blasphemous” and “offensive” material on the video-sharing site. However, activists have decried the move as a Trojan Filter that will precipitate a far-reaching internet surveillance regime. Some of the web’s most popular outlets for broadcasting personal views (IT news)