Skip to comments.Google may localise YouTube for Pakistani users
Posted on 12/12/2013 9:03:15 AM PST by aimhigh
A new arrangement with the management of Google/YouTube has brightened the chance of YouTube being unblocked in Pakistan. If certain conditions of the Google management are met, YouTube will be accessible as YouTube.com.pk, a local search engine.
. . . . . .
She explained to the committee that the government had succeeded in convincing the Google management about religious sensitivities of Pakistanis.The local search engine will also make it easier to block any blasphemous or objectionable content, she said.
. . . . . .
Instead of installing costly filtration mechanisms, Google will easily be able to block blasphemous content on the request of the Pakistan government. Saudi Arabia and Malaysia have also reached a similar arrangement with Google, Anusha Rehman said.
(Excerpt) Read more at dawn.com ...
I guess they don’t want sensitive viewers to hear that rude outtake of Sir Paul McCartney singing Get Back.
What role did this administration play in this?
Funny. Pakistan is finally getting youtube just as the rest of the world is sick of using it because of the forced google plus integration.
Can we “localize” it for Western English speaking countries? I’m sick of getting Indian/southeast asian spam in every search.
Tailored to local sensitivties.
Headchoppings. Stonings. Hangings. Gang rape. How to fasten a bomb vest. Watch today on youtube.
Great....Google - hands down the worst IT company in the history of the world...the corporation with more stupid a-holes per floor than any 10 of the other Fortune 500 companies, combined - is taking a lead in working with - and by extension, representing me to - some of the worst of the backwater, Childraper-following nations who want all free countries to fall.
That’s just perfect.
...............because the situation could only improve if we have those worthless jerks at Google harassing our enemies.