Several days ago Facebook and WhatsApp were blocked in Kashmir. Today more social networking sites were blocked. Among this sites are the following:
“Internet services in Kashmir Valley shall not be permitted to be transmitted for a period of one month,”
reads a Home department order issued on Wednesday.
Pertinently, internet mobile services are already suspended in Kashmir valley.
The Government order vide number 476 of 2017 reads:
“Whereas, as per available inputs over a period of time, a progressively increasing trend has been witnessed with regard to misuse of Social Media, like Facebook, Twitter etc by the elements inimical to public order and tranquility, thereby impinging on public safety, particularly in the Kashmir Valley.”
The ban has disrupted many businesses that depend on the internet for communication and hit the plans of many travelling to Kashmir.
“Since we have clients across the globe, we rely on messaging platforms like Whatsapp , Skype to stay in touch and provide support. Imagine what this ban is going to do to our business?”
businessman Fayaz Ganie told TRT World.
“Not just me but all business owners will reject this fascism. The agitation (anti-India protests) is solely because of government’s barbarism, oppression and misgovernance. How is the internet at fault?”
You can avoid Internet restrictions with a VPN (virtual private network).
This is safe and anonymous solution that makes you secure and private on-line.
VPN can be used on any device like smaptphone, tablet, or computer.
You can setup vpn connection in a few minutes following simple vpn setup guides.
Below you can find the list of reliable vpn providers for Kashmir Valley.
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