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Pakistan Monday lifted a years-long ban on video-sharing site YouTube after Google launched a country-specific version ensuring the filtering out of content deemed blasphemous.Last week Google said it had launched a localized version of the site in Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, meaning Pakistani authorities can now ask Google to remove content deemed objectionable.Internet users in Pakistan, meanwhile, simply circumvented the ban using proxy servers and Virtual Private Networks.In 2010 Pakistan shut down Facebook for nearly two weeks over its hosting of allegedly blasphemous pages.
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