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Facebook, Google, Twitter agree to delete hate speech

Germany said on Tuesday that Facebook, Google and Twitter have agreed to delete hate speech from their websites within 24 hours, a new step in the fight against rising online racism following the refugee crisis. The government has been trying to get social platforms to crack down on the rise …

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Ecnec approved Tk1,516.91 crore project for ICT

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) yesterday approved a Tk1,516.91 crore project to ensure maximum use of ICT in government activities. The project, titled Establishment of Four-Tier National Data Centre, is also supposed to speed up information flow with safe and secure data when complete. Once built, …

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Twitter, Skype and Imo now unlocked

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has directed to block the social networking sites Twitter, Skype and Imo barely three days into unblocking Facebook. Sumon Ahmed Sabir, chief strategic officer of Nationwide Telecommunication Transmission Network (NTTN) operator Fiber@Home, told the Dhaka Tribune on Sunday night that the BTRC issued the directive …

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No one have imagine that the ICT sector in Bangladesh

The outsourcing sector in the next few years will create jobs for 2 lakh young people, said information and technology adviser to the PM Joy. Wednesday morning at 10 am at Sonargaon Hotel Ball Room, he said while addressing the opening ceremony of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Summit. sajeeb wazed …

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unblocked Facebook around 2pm in bangladesh

Popular social networking site Facebook has been unblocked in Bangladesh after 22 days. Facebook is accessible from the app since 2pm Thursday. Users are also able to access Facebook from the website around 2:15pm. “We have unblocked Facebook around 2pm,” BTRC Chairman Dr Shahjahan Mahmood told the Dhaka Tribune. Masud Kabir, managing …

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