Telegram to block terror channels after Indonesian ban – BBC News

Telegram to block terror channels after Indonesian ban - BBC News

Telegram to block terror channels after Indonesian ban – BBC News

Messaging service Telegram has promised to shut down terrorist-related channels after Indonesia’s government partially blocked access to its platform.The Ministry of Communication and IT blocked Telegram’s web version on Friday and threatened to stop access to its app as well.Jakarta claimed Telegram had been used to promote radicalism and to give instructions for carrying out attacks.The firm’s founder said he was ”upset” by the move.In a note posted to his Telegram followers, Pavel Durov said his firm had now removed all terrorist-related public channels reported by the government.

Källa: Telegram to block terror channels after Indonesian ban – BBC News

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