Courts issued notice to PTA, to shut down fake profiles and news from Facebook.
This news happened in the Lahore high court issued a notice to PTA (Pakistan Telecommunication Authority) in the petition that urges Mark Zuckerberg to remove fake Profiles and news from Facebook before the general elections 2018 in Pakistan. Lahore high court Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh issued the notices to the respondents during the hearing of a petition regarding Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s statement in April vowing to protect the integrity of the upcoming general election in Pakistan.
Petitioner, Shahid Jamal, requested the court to direct the interim federal government, ECP, and PTA to press Zuckerberg to take action against fake accounts created on the social media giant before the general election scheduled for July 25.
“The interim federal government, ECP, and PTA should also be directed to regulate social media to ensure the democratic process is not harmed in the upcoming general election,” the petitioner Said in Petition.
Right now we observe that there are lots of fake accounts on Facebook as well twitter too. We should not consider any news as truth till then confirmation. Lots of fake news spread by fake profiles. General election 2018 voting will be held on 25 July 2018, Fair elections can grow countries development by choosing right candidates in elections.