Twitter blocks Pakistan government account for viewing in India

Twitter has blocked the Pakistan government account from being viewed in India, after a legal demand

March 30, 2023 09:38 am | Updated 09:38 am IST

File photo of the Twitter logo at the company headquarters

File photo of the Twitter logo at the company headquarters | Photo Credit: AP

Twitter has blocked the Pakistan government's account from being viewed in India in response to a legal demand, according to a notice on the social media platform on Thursday.

The company's guidelines compel it to withhold entire accounts in response to a valid legal demand, such as a court order.

The account, @GovtofPakistan, remained available for viewing and interaction from countries such as the United States and Canada, Reuters checks showed.

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Twitter as well as India and Pakistan's IT ministries did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment.

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