PTA asks Twitter to take immediate action against accounts spreading false information against Pakistan

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Twitter - The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has approached the Twitter administration to immediately sensitize its moderation teams and ensure that the platform is not used as a propaganda tool for spreading fake information. In the wake of the current smear campaign of spreading false and baseless information targeting Pakistan, its cities, and institutions, the PTA has stressed upon Twitter to effectively block handles involved in the campaign. To the disappointment of the regulator, a number of accounts involved in the propagation of untrue stories, are Twitter verified. However, they are still operating with immunity. The PTA has asked the platform to take immediate action against such accounts as per its guidelines and policies.ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has approached the Twitter administration to immediately sensitize its moderation teams and ensure that the platform is not used as a propaganda tool for spreading fake information.

In the wake of the current smear campaign of spreading false and baseless information targeting Pakistan, its cities, and institutions, the PTA has stressed upon Twitter to effectively block handles involved in the campaign.

To the disappointment of the regulator, a number of accounts involved in the propagation of untrue stories, are Twitter verified. However, they are still operating with immunity.

The PTA has asked the platform to take immediate action against such accounts as per its guidelines and policies.

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