Facebook, Google and Twitter Rebel Against Pakistan’s Censorship Rules

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Updated 28 February 2020

Facebook, Google and Twitter Rebel Against Pakistan’s Censorship Rules

February 28: The New York Times report by Vindu Goel and Salman Masood states that when Pakistan’s government unveiled some of the world’s most sweeping rules on internet censorship this month, global internet companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter were expected to comply or face severe penalties — including the potential shutdown of their services.

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Pakistan’s Only Brewery to Make Sanitizers as Demand Lures Fakes

Updated 04 April 2020

Pakistan’s Only Brewery to Make Sanitizers as Demand Lures Fakes

April 4: Bloomberg report by Faseeh Mangi states that Murree Brewery Co., Pakistan’s only maker of alcoholic beverages, plans to manufacture hand sanitizers after a surge in demand led to fake and ineffective hand washes propping up at stores.

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