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    Default Exclusive: Original Source of SMS Ban Lists Reveal


    The whole world has ridiculed the list of over 1,500 banned keywords that was allegedly prepared by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, to be filtered by mobile phone companies for SMS communication before it got leaked last week. PTA hasn’t denied the list so far, so we are assuming that the list was indeed issued by the authority for SMS filtration.
    ProPakistani has now got hands over the original source of English and Urdu lists, which were apparently copied as they were to produce this list of banned keywords to be sent out to operators for the filtration.
    Before we go into details here are lists of banned keywords issued by PTA:


    For English he/she found this websites with plenty of words, copied it as a whole and dispatched it to the operators.
    Here is the URL: "Gay" a Naughty Word for NFL Shop -- Outsports.com
    Interesting point to mention here is that this list (labeled as “NFL’s 1,159 Naughty Words”) was prepared in 2005 and words/phrases in it were disallowed for personalized jerseys sold by NFL Shop (National Football League shop).
    Just in case if you don’t know, people can get customized words and phrases on jerseys/shirts of their favorite teams/clubs/leagues.
    So now we better know on how and why “Creamy pie”, “Monkey Crotch” and other daily life words, which are not obscene at all, got included in the list of banned SMS keywords.
    Urdu list was prepared in similar manner, and here are original sources:
    Urdu Swear Words
    Hindi Swear Words
    Punjabi Swear Words
    Gujarati Swear Words
    From what it appears, dirty words from Guajarati were also included in the list, for instance a word “Sandas” (a term from Urdu list) is from Guajarati language, which of course doesn’t mean much for Pakistanis.
    If you look closely at the list of Urdu keywords, it has a term “Phrase” (at 55 number in PTA list), which I suppose was included in the list by mistake while copying the table from above mentioned URLs. From this one can conclude that the person responsible for preparing the list was in hurry as well, and hadn’t enough time to proof read the list.
    Clearly, the whole process was completed without any consultation or home work. This is something we don’t expect from an institute like PTA. Hope they will take all the necessary measures to make sure that such a blunder isn’t repeated again.



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    Default Re: Exclusive: Original Source of SMS Ban Lists Re

    Bloked hona to mushkil hain
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    Default Re: Exclusive: Original Source of SMS Ban Lists Re

    pagal ahi fazol chezo mai resources zaya karte hain

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    Default Re: Exclusive: Original Source of SMS Ban Lists Re

    yeh galiyon wali lists yahan share kerna theek hai?
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    hmm maine socha tha but its an info tu isliye kardi share

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