Diligent student compiles list of 780,000 porn sites for PTA to ban

Published: March 2, 2012

Fifteen-year-old works with friends to identify porn sites still accessible in Pakistan.

Who knows pornography better than a teenage boy?

In a bid to aid the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in its ongoing efforts to block online porn in Pakistan, fifteen-year-old Ghazi Muhammad Abdullah has compiled and sent forward a list of 780,000 adult websites which he thinks should be blocked in Pakistan.

Speaking to ProPakistani, Abdullah said that he sent this list to the PTA following a letter sent to him by Director General, Law and Regulations, which stated:

“If there is any specific website that you wish to bring into the knowledge of PTA, it is requested that PTA may be informed of the same accordingly for further necessary action at our end.”

The teenager had previously written letters to the PTA, Ministry of Information Technology and Chief Justice of Pakistan to get adult websites blocked in Pakistan.

Without revealing the specific selection process for the adult sites added to the list, Abdullah told ProPakistani that he was aided by his friends whose names he wished not to share.

In an ongoing clampdown on the internet, the judiciary and PTA have taken action against porn websites by blocking or banning access to over 13,000 sites in the country.

Additionally, a government department has recently called for proposals for the development, deployment and operation of a national level URL Filtering and Blocking System.

The ad had been placed in local papers by National ICT R&D Fund, a division of the Ministry of Information Technology, on February 22, 2012. The proposal request states that each box of the system “should be able to handle a block list of up to 50 million URLs with a processing delay of not more than 1 millisecond.”

 

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Reader Comments (155)

  • Bilal
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:39PM

    No life whatsoever.

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  • ZYZE
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:39PM

    Well done boy,… and keep it up…!!!
    Pakistan needs young people like you.

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  • XYZ
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:43PM

    Sounds like a fun job!

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  • Zohaib
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:44PM

    I would’nt be surprised if they ban ALL 780,000 of them, and one of the website in them is ebay.com. Everybody suffer because of a 15 year old.

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  • Awais Khan
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:44PM

    Great effort by a teenage boy to help the concerned authorities.. but for a taste of humour, this teenager broke the law as below age 18 or in some cases below age 21 are not allowed to enter adult website!!!

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  • XYZ
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:45PM

    Its people like him who are destroying the fabric of our society…I think we should take to the streets to protest this atrocityRecommend

  • Mar 2, 2012 - 2:48PM

    the person should already have downloaded the stuff for himself to satisfy. Lol

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  • Munis
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:49PM

    Fifteen year old and 780,000 websites . LOL

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  • suleman
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:50PM

    Boy you’re going to regret itRecommend

  • infectious
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:52PM

    Guess he didn’t have a separate room!

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  • aslam shebaz
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:54PM

    This is strange. Corrupt Government can ban a lot of (nonporno) sites as well claiming them to be porn sites, if this is not put into check.

    Also this teenager probably sees his fair shair of porn as well, as do all teenagers.

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  • Ali
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:54PM

    Aweful! the delligent student must have drained up his mojo checking out each of these sites!
    irony in the face of fanaticism!

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  • Mar 2, 2012 - 2:54PM

    What nonsense is this..
    Tell them to block the extremists websites which promote hatred towards other religions/communities.
    The real enemy is religion and not porn.

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  • pr0n ftw!
    Mar 2, 2012 - 2:59PM

    sigh I myself am forwarding a list to a famous assassination firm… the list contains a single name. (guess who)

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  • itp
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:01PM

    oh man, the time this guy dedicated to porn.. hats off!

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  • Abdullah
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:01PM

    There was no need for a heading “Who knows pornography better than a teenage boy?”

    Impact of porn are all too visible in western societies where status of women is reduce to object of sex to sell products!

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  • popsaeed
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:02PM

    may be awarded with oscar

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  • sashayub
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:02PM

    okay, so it is clear this teenage boy is permitted by his parents to access the internet without supervision….so, the family feels they dont have any responsibility for his actions….i am doubly surprised that this boy can access adult sites, which are bound by legal requirements of various countries to ensure access only by adults….it is horrifying that the boy is in fact proud of a wrong act, and hiding behind the fact that he is “policemanning for the PTA”….this entire exercise can be undertaken by an adult and this child should not waste his time on illegal/immoral activities, while hiding behind the act of listing adult sites.

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  • Shocked
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:07PM

    Diligent student? Please ET, this 15 year old boy doesn’t know what he is going to end up causing in Pakistan: more rapes, incest, sexual frustration, harassment and the like…he’s a boy who looks no further than the shore of the lake. Encouraging him and banning all these sites would just result in him thinking that censoring is the solution to every single issue.

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  • Salim Karim
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:08PM

    damn this kid watches a lot of porn.

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  • AS
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:08PM

    Wonder how much porn he had to watch to come up with that list?Recommend

  • Rafay
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:09PM

    I am happy to see Ghazi Muhammad Abdullah doing such important work. May he be blessed.

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  • Salim Karim
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:13PM

    oh and thanks alot!

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  • Solomon
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:19PM

    He should be sent to Jail

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  • zain
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:19PM

    no ISP is serious in blocking porn . time has again proved that corporate world biggest interest is money.
    moral values has no space for them .

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  • Solomon
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:20PM

    DG Law and Regulation should be suspended and sent to Jail to forcing under age person to work and that also an illegal work.

    Shame on him

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  • Sabih Zafar Ullah
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:21PM

    If he had spent half as much as time on studying physics, we would have won another Nobel prize.

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  • umar..
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:26PM

    If PTA has to comply then it is very good step towards Islamic Jamorya e Pakistan..

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  • asd
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:29PM

    Hey can you please send me that list too, before PTA bans it :P

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  • SAJAD
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:30PM

    @Pakistani Hindu:
    you indian boy first you see urz country ,america has come in yourz count ryLOL

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  • MarkH
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:32PM

    Yeah, like I’ve said before. It’s the parents that should be dealing with it, not a government agency. People do realize he actually had to view porn to compile that list, right? I don’t know if it includes Pakistan, but I know many places the world over restrict it to 18 or 21 years old to view it. In the words he probably heard 780,000 times, he’s been a bad boy. His parents have been worse.

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  • Umer
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:32PM

    Imagine how much pornography he had to see to come to this list. Oh well, small sacrifice for the nation.

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  • Light
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:32PM

    i have never seen as incompetent people as in Pak…
    all you need to do is search for “adult websites directory” and scrap all the websites from these directories…and put in the filter list…

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  • General Ziaul Haq
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:33PM

    Kid can make good money by providing links to this on a website that he creates… He’ll get lots of referral money by CPC… Actually he can have two websites… “Banned list – to be accessed from outside Pakistan” and an “Accessible from Pakistan list”, which will include those websites he didn’t give to PTA.

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  • MarkH
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:38PM

    @Abdullah:
    Yeah, we should be treating them like inferior baby machines, right?

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  • NomansMc
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:41PM

    Haters gonna hate.

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  • Mar 2, 2012 - 3:52PM

    Good job – credit where its due

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  • Ahmad
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:52PM

    keep it up boy…….whole nation it with u……..dont listen to these immoral brats………do ur work till all porn sites are banned in pakistan…………at least this cud be done to cure and adress many other serious issues……….!!!

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  • Khan
    Mar 2, 2012 - 3:58PM

    Any adult is free to do whatever he/she likes if their acts are not harmful to others .. Watching porn in the eyes of religion, is sinful act where it is in the hands of Creator to either punish or forgive those sins. But for a kid who is under age, they are to be supervised till adulthood, thus this kid must be punished by his parents for watching such sites, as he is but a minor.

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  • Shariq
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:00PM

    Pakistan: A place where we appreciate a 15-year old for compiling a list of 780,000 adult websites but shove crap in a Test series-winning captain’s face. Hahahahahaha! facepalm

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  • Ali S
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:00PM

    I wonder how muscular his left arm is (if you know what I mean)

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  • Badr
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:02PM

    this calls for public lynching

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  • Mj
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:10PM

    Only in the Land of the Pure would a teenager spend his time compiling a list of porn sites instead of reading books and doing interesting science experiments.

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  • Shamsunissa Khatoon
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:17PM

    He is probably going to get Sitaara-e-Jurrat for rendering his commendable services.

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  • Anserali Khan
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:25PM

    So this 15 year old kid has been surfing these 780,000 adult websites instead of going to a school?. Naughty boy………………

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  • emaan
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:25PM

    so access to images of naked women is the most pressing issue we have mr ghazi ?

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  • Ethic
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:30PM

    He has seen 780000 websites himself and wants to get rid of the bad stuff! hahaha! How munafiq! Rightly said if he would have concentrated that much towards his studies he would have received Nobel Prize!

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  • Khadim Hussain
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:38PM

    Very wise step ! Please expdedite save our youth and muslim ummah from Harams.

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  • Zeeshan
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:43PM

    will they verify these links? are they really porn sites?Recommend

  • Usman
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:43PM

    You can view everything using opera browser :) at the same time, naughty boy :p

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  • Talha
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:45PM

    True Ghazi, Mard-e-Momin zindabad.

    Glad I dont live in Pakistan.

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  • Asad A.
    Mar 2, 2012 - 4:57PM

    What a shame. Our society is gradually becoming the proverbial ostrich; “If we can’t see it, it obviously isn’t there”. We can deny the urges till judgement day but fact remains, we’re naturally frustrated & if it’s not going to be free streaming porn, it will be 50 rupee DVDs from Rainbow Center. Instead of hogging down resources of the state to enchain minds (and hands) of ‘sinners’, we must utilize them for social betterment & letting live. People are killed in our country everyday, we obviously don’t have the resources to track down the murderers, because they’re either policing morals or guarding the lives of higher mortals.

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  • Tabish
    Mar 2, 2012 - 5:00PM

    next step should be taken to discontinue all mid night and late nights call and text message packages, we have already ruined our youth with this sort of stuff ..
    good job Abdullah .. keep the good work going till the last porn site is banned in Pakistan ;)

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  • Farhan
    Mar 2, 2012 - 5:15PM

    I just don’t understand how stupid all of you people are to oppose this Nobel action by this young boy. This is insane that your families would be proud of all you watching these 780000 sites. But his parents must have trusted him & that is why he had so much courage to go against the base of destruction in this country. Why don’t you think in a way that he sacrificed his time so that this nation can stay away from this dirty stuff who is ruining your present & future and the life after death.

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  • ajmal
    Mar 2, 2012 - 5:28PM

    what a country, and what a teenager.

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  • azhar88
    Mar 2, 2012 - 5:32PM

    @XYZ:

    destroying social fabric??? how

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  • Ahmed
    Mar 2, 2012 - 5:47PM

    Wish he and his friends had browsed 78,000 pages of wikipedia. Might have learnt somethings:)

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  • ZYZE
    Mar 2, 2012 - 5:56PM

    after reading all the comments, looks like,, there are so many frustrated people around…hmmm
    this could be done earlier, … at least these people could be saved..!

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  • ayesha azeem
    Mar 2, 2012 - 6:32PM

    All in Vain…..These Porn sites are still accessable through Proxy Sites..Ban them First

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  • alicia
    Mar 2, 2012 - 6:47PM

    And while a 15 year old kid was watching porn what were his parents doing?

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  • hyder
    Mar 2, 2012 - 6:48PM

    the main problem of our country is that they focus on small issues rather than bigger issues like poverty and corruption. the political figures by themselves are characterless and by banning these websites they are proving that they are the most Islamic persons on this planet.

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  • Humayun Mughal
    Mar 2, 2012 - 6:54PM

    So I am sure Mr Ghazi knows that you have to be 18+ to view these websites, secondly yes watching porn is not right, but really what do Pakistani people have left as entertainment? If you take this away too people will go wild. Seriously if this boy could’ve done something better with his time we would be really a promising nation.

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  • Falcon
    Mar 2, 2012 - 6:58PM

    @Abdullah:
    lolz…You must be kidding me if you think all the gender related issues in East or West are because of porn.

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  • hk
    Mar 2, 2012 - 7:42PM

    this teenager should be sent to jail

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  • Shawn
    Mar 2, 2012 - 7:45PM

    Can i know the link or place where we can tell PTA about the unblock porn sites?

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  • ahmad
    Mar 2, 2012 - 7:56PM

    is very funny to see people complaining the fact that the boy done a wrong thing regardless of seeing that at least someone came in front and those who cant see, it also mentions in the article that “aided by his friends whose names he wished not to share.”. and those could be adults. or maybe its a some kind of game plan to put that 15 year old face in front picture..nonetheless….step will make a difference…

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  • Tharki
    Mar 2, 2012 - 8:48PM

    we will still find some, they say “where there is a will there is a way”

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  • Umer
    Mar 2, 2012 - 8:55PM

    @Zohaib:
    Ebay is not a porn site..

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  • Space decorator
    Mar 2, 2012 - 9:04PM

    I think all the jahils are here.u just need to find directories and assemble the list bY copying Urls. Shame on u ppl. And if u think that banning porn sites would add to crimes then for your info it’s vice versa. Check out sex crimes in USA as according to you there shouldn’t be any crime over there compliment to playboy

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  • GWhizz
    Mar 2, 2012 - 9:06PM

    Son it’s late turn the laptop off and go to sleep….what are you doing with it under the covers? Wait til your abu hears of this. But mum I’m doing my duty for my country.

    Brave lad sacrificing his innocence for future generations.Recommend

  • Farhan
    Mar 2, 2012 - 9:11PM

    I can see too many frustrated people around. Their nights will be color less now!

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  • Mir
    Mar 2, 2012 - 9:13PM

    blocking porn seems to be sort of of online public lynching, what a hypocrisy extremist/taliban websites and hate speech vidoes are free to operate and on other hand baloch websites and porns are blocked.

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  • Maamoo
    Mar 2, 2012 - 9:20PM

    Looks like the most profitable business in Pakistani, in the near future, is going to be DVD shops with porn.

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  • Haroon
    Mar 2, 2012 - 9:22PM

    if u ban porn in pakistan, traffic on internet will be reduced by half what it is right now…lol

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  • Truth Teller
    Mar 2, 2012 - 9:23PM

    Don’t they have any important things to do instead of banning porno sites! Thousands more will pop up since there is no end to it. Besides these porno movies are available everywhere. Censorship has lost it’s meaning in the world especially in 21st century but it seems we are still living in stone ages.

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  • IndianDude
    Mar 2, 2012 - 10:28PM

    What a Diligent student for compiling list of 780,000 porn sites. This student is very likely to have very thick glasses or go blind due to exercise! :D

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  • Tony C.
    Mar 2, 2012 - 10:39PM

    I do not like the concept of porn, but 780,000 sites ? Just to spend five minutes checking out a site would require over seven man years. I find porn to be boring. Having to spend seven years checking out these sites and then determining what to do with them would be a fate not worth contemplating. However, the Government seems to be able to hire people who are prepared to do any menial task as long as they get payed for it. Menial jobs that comes to mind are those in the Taxation Department, and there does not seem to be any absence of volunteers in that area..

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  • Concerned
    Mar 2, 2012 - 10:50PM

    If this guy can find so many porn sites then he must start a new campaign searching for the proxy sites that would definitely be 4 times greater then the figure porn sites….. as it is mostly said nowadays “Dunya buhat aagey nikal gye hai” and in anyways whats wrong in watching porn when some of other vulgar stuff is now part of our new created culture I mean lets face it if people can listen to dirty Bollywood music like Munni or Sheila and watch Indian films then why do they bother about other explicit material…..

    Even if the authorities are serious about this issue then they should start from the scratch and bring something counter cultural that can be revolutionised to change things around and we can put an end to this.

    After all boys will be boys

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  • A rational person
    Mar 2, 2012 - 10:52PM

    @Abdullah: LOL and that’s better than the condition and treatment of women in Pakistan how?

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  • Uneeb
    Mar 2, 2012 - 11:34PM

    @osama athar:
    yes you are correct say

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  • Geo_IK
    Mar 2, 2012 - 11:42PM

    child labor – period

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  • Angry
    Mar 2, 2012 - 11:57PM

    Why do people want to interfere in other people’s personal affairs .. if someone doesn’t like porn, they shouldn’t watch it (instead of searching out tens of thousands of these websites) .. moral policing should be stopped .. damn, this fool will deprive us of the only relaxed time we have in our day watching a bit of porn in our rooms and forgetting all about mullahs, drones and inflation :(

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  • Sean
    Mar 2, 2012 - 11:59PM

    Is there any way we can get a hold of this list?

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  • Not need to know
    Mar 3, 2012 - 12:06AM

    lmao, next headline will be that kid got arrested for watching porn underage….

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  • Komal
    Mar 3, 2012 - 12:18AM

    Wow, good job. I gotta admire the guy.

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  • SalSal
    Mar 3, 2012 - 12:37AM

    ET is run by those who advocate for western secular democratic ideals and freedom of speech but then doesn’t publish my post. Such hypocrisy! Anyways, in the West porn sites are not banned but then why are they still so many cases of rape and sexual assault AND child porn? In pakistan porn sites weren’t banned but still there were rapes and sexual assault. Why? Can you answer that question oh civilized ‘educated’ people?

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  • Sahir
    Mar 3, 2012 - 12:38AM

    This guy is such a looser.
    He has himself visited 780,000 porn sites himself & but will not allow others the same pleasure.
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  • Babloo
    Mar 3, 2012 - 1:09AM

    I hope the eminent justices of the honorable court, take suo-moto action and award him Phd in Porn.
    He can also sell the list and make lot of money.

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  • Rizwan
    Mar 3, 2012 - 1:18AM

    He should visit a prn convention (yes! its true! they are held annually in the US) to meet all the porn stars in person. Peraps he may change his mind. ;-)

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  • Imran Mohammad
    Mar 3, 2012 - 1:36AM

    Ah… Wikileaks, we need you now :-)

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  • Truth Seeker
    Mar 3, 2012 - 2:07AM

    @Umer:
    “Imagine how much pornography he had to see to come to this list. Oh well, small sacrifice for the nation.”

    Alas, how many millions have been deprived of the same sacrifice by this one 15 year old kid.Recommend

  • Dawood
    Mar 3, 2012 - 2:41AM

    Nice move by little boy, i hope this will continue as no regulations stay more than what it should be, God Bless Pakistan.

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  • Mustafa
    Mar 3, 2012 - 2:53AM

    This also explains Pakistan was topping google search for porn sites because of morons like this kid and his friends. I am sure they would have stacked enough porn for their lifetime before handing over the list to the PTA. Very much Osama like!

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  • Sohail Khurshid
    Mar 3, 2012 - 3:39AM

    Wah .. what an epic use of time. Wah fakhar-e-PakistanRecommend

  • Javed
    Mar 3, 2012 - 4:10AM

    Great reward for you from God,its just like cleaning each and every street in Pakistan,shahbaash.

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  • malik92
    Mar 3, 2012 - 4:14AM

    the kid must seriously be mentaly sick or must be angry for bieng impotent or sumthing

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  • Tony C.
    Mar 3, 2012 - 4:29AM

    Ever since I read the above article about porn I have been trying to think of a similair analogy, and Eureka I think I have it. As any intelligent person knows watching porn is about as interesting as watching grass grow. Well in my country they televise Government as they perform in Parliament, and you cannot imagine a more boring, inept bunch of weak minded, extremely well paid scallywags and bullies, with questionable morality, whom they call politicians. Although, I do not intend to start watching porn, or television for that matter, there would be no contest if I had to choose between a bunch of ugly politicians, of the ilk my country turns up, and porn. There would be absolutely no contest. .

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  • Ali
    Mar 3, 2012 - 5:09AM

    @Liberals

    Its a good thing. When a NGO in usa can do it then why not us? what is wrong with all of you?

    Salvation Army has a whole anti pornography movement.

    http://www.salvationarmy.com/usn/wwwusn2.nsf/vw-dynamic-index/17FE9D150AD1D1AD8525765C0054E856?Opendocument

    Why do Pakistanis only take dirty stuff from Americans? why can’t they take any good thing?

    Inferiority complexed morally bankrupt indianized Pakistani!

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  • Paul James Harper
    Mar 3, 2012 - 5:56AM

    Send me the links…I’ll check them for you! :)

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  • Humanity
    Mar 3, 2012 - 6:33AM

    @Khadim Hussain wrote:
    Very wise step ! Please expdedite save our youth and muslim ummah from Harams.

    Please expedite, save our youth and muslim ummah from harums .. is a more accurate objective.

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  • notfromaroundpakistan
    Mar 3, 2012 - 6:52AM

    one might consider that this boy is just giving face to something created by someone else to make headlines in news. each and every damn government these days does follow dumb the chinese way when it comes to the internet: censor it as hard as you can, no matter the consequences. i myself call it the chinesification of the net.Recommend

  • Akhtar
    Mar 3, 2012 - 9:02AM

    Had Osama bin laden been alive, he would have punished this kid!

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  • Haider
    Mar 3, 2012 - 9:08AM

    @Awais Khan: He’s a youngster, he needs time.

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  • jaem
    Mar 3, 2012 - 9:27AM

    he had enough knowledge of Porn sites, do your study instead

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  • Tony C.
    Mar 3, 2012 - 9:35AM

    I have just realized that if the time taken for this student to compile his 780,000 porn sites was seven years ( 780,000 x 5 minutes = 7 years ), he must have started at the time he was about eight years old. Obviously a genius in the making. I am quite elderly and do not know how to find one porn sight, which I find somewhat embarrassing. However, I am only a little embarrassed, and do not think I will waste my time looking. Porn must be a very lucrative business. If ten people access each site on a daily basis, and pay U.S.$ 5.00 for a visit it comes to U.S. $ 39,000,000 per day. That comes to over two billion U.S. dollars annually. I wonder if they have to pay income tax on it, or do they have a dodgy U.S. bank to launder it ?

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  • DevilHunterX
    Mar 3, 2012 - 10:03AM

    I bet those 780,000 websites asked for credit card verification and to be over 18. No wonder he is angry.

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  • pervaiz memon
    Mar 3, 2012 - 10:23AM

    It is necessary that we must put your hand in garbage if we want to clean it as we daily did in toilet . my son is 12 years if he was able to do this job I would be proud of him .Great job son kept it up .

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  • quacker
    Mar 3, 2012 - 10:41AM

    Anybody who happens to have a a rudimentary knowledge of the internet can very easily circumvent all the stupid bans imposed by the PTA, or, by any other entity.

    Just go to Google, or , other search engine, & put in a query on how to access restricted sites.

    Additionally; if there wasn’t a massive demand for porn sites in our beloved “LAND OF THE PURE” why impose these brainless bans?

    It is well to remember that despite our overt holiness , flowing beards, prayers & fasting , Pakistan, along with Afghanistan, are countries where women are in general treated horrendously.

    Wouldn’t this “diligent student ” be better occupied in researching methods on achieving greater respect for women in our country, rather than devoting efforts towards stupid bans, which can be overridden very easily?

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  • Abba Jee
    Mar 3, 2012 - 10:59AM

    780,000 sites…let us do some time management…
    780,000 seconds equal 13,000 minutes
    13.000 minutes equal 216.66 hours
    If he surfs 8 hours every day 216.66/8= 27.08 days
    Which city in Pakistan has no load shedding less than 8 hours in 27 days?
    Failing grade for this story..

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  • Mr. Honest
    Mar 3, 2012 - 11:26AM

    Very well done you man! we need young people like you. All the best.

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  • hina
    Mar 3, 2012 - 12:21PM

    Aren’t there more pressing and more important issues to solve, like poverty and illiteracy.

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  • John
    Mar 3, 2012 - 12:52PM

    Somebody should take a lesson from history and see how internet is designed.

    Waste of time and resources as there are always ways to get around these barriers.

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  • ZY
    Mar 3, 2012 - 1:07PM

    Another “Maya Khan” you got to be kidding me. When would these people learn that they don’t have the right to tell people what to do. The democratic governments job is to follow what the people want not dictate us what to do. The chain of command works the other way round and some body has to put some sense back into the retarded bureaucracy of Pakistan who are turning this country into a police state and than we all cry that our talent keep moving away from Pakistan to countries with more freedom.

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  • GR8
    Mar 3, 2012 - 1:19PM

    how he know????i think he has a passion for porn???

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  • XXX
    Mar 3, 2012 - 1:54PM

    what does govt has to do if someone watches porn in his bedroom

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  • MarkH
    Mar 3, 2012 - 5:03PM

    @pervaiz memon:
    You shouldn’t be a parent. You’re against it claiming its damaging but you’d let your 12 year old do it. Even countries that don’t restrict it would tell you that’s the quickest way to raise a sexual deviant. It starts meshing with their perception of the outside world because they’re still developing that perception.

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  • MarkH
    Mar 3, 2012 - 5:05PM

    @Tony C.:
    They do bring in a lot of money. In regard to how they’re treated tax-wise, it falls under the same rules as any other credit purchase.

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  • Mar 3, 2012 - 5:19PM

    he prepared this list of 780,000 adult websites with help of friends having expertise in computers. He wished not to disclose their names.

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  • Mar 3, 2012 - 6:36PM

    Ha ha. Nothing pains these pseudo-liberal wannabes as blocking porn.

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  • wlie8
    Mar 3, 2012 - 7:11PM

    People! he is not even of the Legal age to do this , I mean he surely had to visit these sites in order to check them, that whether or not do they exist, and every site says that you must not visit and leave immediately if you are below 18 Years of age,so technically the kiddo has already committed an illegal act. Guilty as charged.

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  • Muzammil
    Mar 3, 2012 - 7:46PM

    I think, its not that much work. you can simply write a little php script to search for the word ‘porn’ in google and let the script traverse through it listing every website. you execute it and you have the list overnight.
    if he would have actually visited all those sites, his name would be in Guinness book of world records of ‘watching most porn sites’ in computer and technology section..Recommend

  • WB
    Mar 3, 2012 - 7:54PM

    So a 15 year is gonna decide what is porn or not?? This can only happen in this “land of the pure”.

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  • drsami
    Mar 3, 2012 - 11:49PM

    great work kid

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  • Janjua
    Mar 4, 2012 - 12:54AM

    He has ruined my life! What am I do to now? They have removed my only source of ‘happiness’… My life is ruined loll

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  • SalSal
    Mar 4, 2012 - 1:52AM

    No one answers my question. Oh well I knew it all along. Liberals are just shallow and take their ideas from the West

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  • Reeba
    Mar 4, 2012 - 6:16AM

    On first impression, banning porn might seem like a good idea. But perverts exist in all societies. In an extremely conservative society, the only way to release sexual frustration is probably watching porn. If that is banned, the number of rapes and sexual harassment will increase doublefold. So sometimes things that appear as downright evil could be blessings in disguise!

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  • Tony C.
    Mar 4, 2012 - 6:36AM

    I cannot understand why governments all over the world allow so many dreadful things to happen. One can think of all manner of things that are going wrong in the area of morality, and it doesn’t matter if it is soft porn, hard porn, drugs and alcohol. However, given that we have to begin somewhere let us start with porn. Unfortunately, trying to stop access to porn on the web would be virtually impossible unless full censorship was imposed. Starting on another tack, this young man appears to be spending too much time in front of the computer, and it cannot be healthy for him. I wonder if he is available for spare time gardening ? I am not suggesting that he work in my garden, because I already have someone to mow my grass and do the weeding, but the exercise may be good for him

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  • zalim singh
    Mar 4, 2012 - 11:19AM

    this guy can be called Hafiz?

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  • Bilal
    Mar 4, 2012 - 12:34PM

    Chief Justice: Who is watching porn – SOU MOTO

    Moral: In Pakistan we can’t collect taxes might as well teach them a lesson – Ban Porn.

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  • Truthbetold
    Mar 4, 2012 - 1:18PM

    Assuming the it took the boy two minutes to check out each site, it took him 1,560,000 minutes. That means he took 26,000 hours to come up with all the site info. Assuming he diligently worked 12 hours a day doing this great service, it would have taken him 2167 days or six whole years to complete his thankless job. So, he must have started this job when he was nine!!

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  • Ahmed
    Mar 4, 2012 - 1:42PM

    @Awais Khan:

    It is illegal for a person of any age to enter such a site, as far as Pakistan is concerned. What other countries’ laws says does not matter as this ban would be enforceable in Pakistan only.

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  • Mar 4, 2012 - 2:55PM

    I agree with you mr ethic.

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  • quack
    Mar 4, 2012 - 3:56PM

    Honestly; what a brainless twit this “diligent student” is, does he not know that hundreds of new porn sites are created everyday?

    He will likely spend his whole life looking for new porn sites to report to the PTA., what a waste of time & effort !

    Pakistan can well do with fewer species similar to this “diligent student” ! !

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  • don't censor me
    Mar 5, 2012 - 3:58AM

    HAHAHAHAHAH WHAT A LOSER.

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  • Talha
    Mar 5, 2012 - 12:09PM

    No matter how much you block porn site, Pakistan will again be nos 1st for searching porn site coz how much hard you try pak ppl will find more new porn sites. Pornography is a internal disease which one can only cure by his now will.

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  • MyThoughtsAreCrazy
    Mar 5, 2012 - 6:40PM

    15 yo. 780,000 sites. puberty hit him too hard!

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  • SalSal
    Mar 6, 2012 - 10:29PM

    ET didn’t publish my new comment again.
    Anyways can someone answer why sexual assault rape still exist in West where porn isn’t banned

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  • Anonymous
    Mar 9, 2012 - 3:58AM

    How did he do this? There are 525,600 minutes in a year. If we assume that he slept at least 8 hours a day (that’s 175,200 minutes he wasn’t porn hunting. Unless his friends took over while he slept.) That leaves 350,400 minutes in a year. Then there is also the issue of going to school, doing homework, eating, etc. For argument’s sake we’ll give these guys 5 hours or 300 minutes every day to hunt porn (no days off). That means they were getting 2,600 porn sites a minute. Or maybe it took him longer than a year to do this?

    Something does not add up. Express Tribune stop publishing garbage. I bet the reporter just sat at his/her desk and just crapped this story out.

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  • Foreigner
    Mar 9, 2012 - 9:40PM

    wow, u are a sorry bunch of boys aren’t you? Is it really that difficult to get girls for all of you? I’ve heard of how porn addicted pakistani boys are from friends who have visited and have seen some examples myself but still its disturbing….

    U guys seriously need to get a life. Do something productive, get some confidence and make something of urself so ladies will actually talk to u….

    Porn was made for the forever alone types in the West, the geeks who couldn’t get girls…

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  • Shahid Saeed Khan
    Mar 10, 2012 - 1:47AM

    Excellent job done by the Pakistani boy! If somebody is saying him Munafiq, then he should look inside himself that who is actually a Munafiq and trying to pull the leg. If you have some good idea, then share it instead of unnecessay criticizing.

    One another thing is that definitely any ISP is not serious and interested in blocking these porn sites because their businss runs due to them. If some website is so called blocked, then it is still accessible via its IP address!!!

    Now who is Munafiq? you can decide yourself…

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  • Foreigner
    Mar 10, 2012 - 3:02AM

    good step; block these sites they have no beneficial purpose

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  • Akber
    Mar 12, 2012 - 10:24AM

    I hate this fifteen year old boy. What kind of strange puberty must he be going through?

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  • DevilHunterX
    Mar 12, 2012 - 12:28PM

    @Akber:
    Maybe now your left hand can finally get some relaxation.

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  • FF
    Mar 13, 2012 - 4:54PM

    If he had spent the same amount of time working on the peace process, Kashmir would have been solved by now. I feel sorry for this kid, once he realizes how much joy he took away from 180,000,000 people he will probably off himself. Once he’s done with the list of 750,000 websites, maybe he can move on to compiling a list of unregistered Madrassa’s to help the state regulate those too. Actually if he did that, I’d call it even. Recommend

  • Salman
    Mar 15, 2012 - 1:56PM

    Now all the personnel at PTA Authorities will be checking every one of 780,000 sites to “see themselves” that if these sites are really worth blocking…

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  • HH
    Mar 15, 2012 - 4:05PM

    That 18 year old must have turned 35 after checking that much porn ….lolzzzz!!!

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  • HH
    Mar 15, 2012 - 4:07PM

    What an idiot kid!!!

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  • Adeel Ahmed
    Mar 17, 2012 - 5:21PM

    Friends; What we need most is a shift in thoughts. Banning porn site is not going to help. Pakistan hist more porn sites than many other countries where nothing is banned. PTA will continue to work like many other agencies of Pakistan. Every damn bad thing is sold in Pakistan including porn and it will continue. As far as the boy is concerned, I am not sure about the facts reported so far. My suggestion to the boy and his team is; “Good job done guys. Pack your bags and relax.”

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  • hammad
    Mar 23, 2012 - 9:37AM

    this kid really needs some help ….. nd 15 year old searching for porn where are his parentss :/ dey need to check his history more often :p

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