Fake Facebook Account Hunting the Pakistan’s Spy Agency ISI

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According to the report Published In Dawn daily Pakistan’s military and spy agency Inter  Services Intelligence (ISI) has lodged complaints with the government against fake accounts of their chiefs on Facebook.

The complaint was made to the Ministry of Information and Technology and the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA), a telecom regulator, stating that barring the account of military spokesman Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa, the rest were fake.

It is said that the content uploaded  in Facebook account was operated from the US so the PTA cannot delete a specific link on its own and has to depend on cooperation from Facebook management.

Friend lists of these accounts include senior journalists, politicians, businessmen, army personnel and even students. The report said these accounts update statuses; put up pictures, military’s press releases, army medals to appear authentic.

Writer : Abhinaya Ghimire

Abhinaya Ghimire is a tech savvy person who loves keeping information about ICT and media. Graduated from Kathmandu University in Bachelor of Media Stuides, he is equally involved in making short films, documentaries and also has his own photo blog www.abhieg.wordpress.com

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