For years the U.S military has been using unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as UAVs or drones, to dominate its enemies. Being used frequently for such purposes as surveillance, transportation, and armed attacks, drones have come to play a predominant role in America’s conflicts in the Greater Middle East. They provide the U.S military with… Continue reading If drones are the future, what kind of future do they bring?
Pakistan finally lifted the ban on Facebook today after the site apologized for Draw Muhammad Day. The whole bruhaha began two weeks ago when said day prompted Pakistani courts to order the site blocked. Depicting Muhammad is, of course, blasphemous. Just a week ago, Facebook stated that the contents of the ‘Everybody Draw Muhammad Day!’… Continue reading Muhammad-Free Facebook Back in Pakistan
Internet censorship still remains strong in Pakistan even after access to the popular video website YouTube is restored. FaceBook along with 1,200 web pages still remain blocked after being deemed “blasphemous.” A contest on FaceBook calling for people to draw the prophet Mohammed in an attempt to promote freedom of expression sparked a major backlash… Continue reading FaceBook Still Remains Banned in Pakistan, YouTube Back Up
The “Everybody Draw Mohammed” Day Facebook event was formed in protest to the threats against South Park creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, over their recent South Park episode that featured the likeness of Mohammed. The event, due to take place on May 20th, prompted the country of Pakistan to ban access to Facebook until… Continue reading Pakistan Blocks Facebook Over Everybody Draw Mohammed Day