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ECP to ban usage of Social Media and YouTube in its offices across the country

Amna Ansar Apr 04, 2017
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The Electronic Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued a notice regarding the ban of the usage of social media and YouTube in the offices of ECP all over the Pakistan.

Following the notification, the social media websites like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube will be blocked in the offices of ECP.

The official letter regarding the ban of social media is issued to the election commissioners of KPK, Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan. ECP ordered the election commissioners of different provinces to fulfill the order as soon as possible.

ECP also directed provincial election commissioners to take the help of National Telecommunication Corporation and PTCL.

The step is taken to reduce the threats of cyber attacks as in past servers of ECP had been hacked many times.

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