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PTA Starts Registration of Social Media Companies for Removal of Unlawful Online Content

Removal of Unlawful Online Content Startup Pakistan
Removal of Unlawful Online Content Startup Pakistan

Startup Pakistan: Under the ‘Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight, and Safeguards) Rules, 2020,’ the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has begun the registration of social media companies.

Companies with half a million or more users in Pakistan will be required to register for each application or service they provide.

The social media firm will be required to provide certain information according to the registration forms.

Name of the company
Type of service/application
Website
The number of its users in Pakistan (at the time of registration)
The addresses in Pakistan (local office details to be provided as per the timelines stipulated in the rules)
The company’s authorization letter (to be attached with this form)
The details of the authorized focal person
Companies in Pakistan with 500,000 or more users will be required to register for each app or service they offer.

Courtesy: Startup Pakistan

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