As per news outlets, it has been confirmed that the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has blocked TikTok access for Pakistani users. The regulator claimed in a statement to the media that the app was barred in Pakistan, and that both the web version and the app were restricted on all ISPs in the nation.
“The action was conducted as a result of the platform’s continued inclusion of inappropriate content and its failure to remove such content,” PTA said in a statement.
This is not the first time the regulator has imposed a ban on the app; in fact, earlier bans on the app were imposed for the identical reasons.
However, the app was later approved when the company persuaded the regulator that it had taken all necessary procedures to remove obscene content.
However, it appears that TikTok will be prohibited for a longer amount of time as a result of this latest development, especially since this is at least the third time that the app’s administration has broken local content restrictions.
In addition to the PTA, Pakistani courts have imposed blockade orders against TikTok, which were later lifted when the firm provided assurances.
PTA believes that indecent content, which is common on TikTok, is unacceptable and violates local standards. PTA wants TikTok to do a better job of monitoring and retaliating for any inappropriate content, which they haven’t done yet.