In its “Transparency Report”, Twitter showed that it suspended 376,890 accounts in the second half of 2016 (July-December) for “promotion of terrorism,” an increase of 60 percent from the first half of 2016.
“The removal requests we receive are generally regarding content that may be illegal in a specific jurisdiction. Governments (including law enforcement agencies), organizations chartered to combat discrimination, and lawyers representing individuals are among the many complainants we receive requests from.”
The actions come with social networks under pressure from governments around the world to use technology tools to lock out jihadists and others who use the platforms to recruit and launch attacks.
Twitter said separately the number of government requests for user data rose seven percent from the prior six-month period, but affected 13 per cent fewer accounts.
For requests to remove content — from governments and others including copyright holders — the number of requests was up 13pc but the number of accounts fell 37pc.
Twitter announced that the FBI had informed the social network it was no longer under a “gag order” that prevented the disclosure of five cases involving “national security letters” — special requests from the US law enforcement agency in national security cases.
As a result, Twitter was able to inform the affected users of the FBI requests.
“As we continue to push for more transparency in how we can speak about national security requests, we will update this new section in future transparency reports,” Twitter stated.
Twitter, which is pressured by certain governments to remove “hate speech,” disclosed for the first time a partnership with a third-party research group called Lumen to catalog any information removed. Twitter said it began the agreement with Lumen in 2010.
“Unless we are prevented from doing so, when we withhold content in a certain country Twitter will continue to provide a copy of the request to Lumen so anyone can see what type of content was removed and who made the request,” the company said.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 02, 2023 (Thursday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||335.5||336.2|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||34.19||34.54|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.25||175.25|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs207,100 on Thursday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,670.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs164,500 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 179,100.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Karachi||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Islamabad||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Peshawar||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Quetta||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Sialkot||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Attock||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Gujranwala||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Jehlum||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Multan||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Gujrat||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Nawabshah||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Chakwal||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Hyderabad||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Nowshehra||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Sargodha||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Faisalabad||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|
|Mirpur||PKR 207,100||PKR 2,420|