p2pnet view P2P:- “Pakistanis outraged with Facebook over ‘blasphemous’ caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed have created a spin-off networking site that they dream can connect the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims”, says Agence France-Presse.
“A group of six young IT professionals from Lahore, the cultural and entertainment capital of Pakistan, launched www.millatfacebook.com on Tuesday for Muslims to interact online and protest against blasphemy”, it says, going on:
“The private venture came after a Pakistani court ordered a block on Facebook until May 31, following deep offence over an ‘Everyone Draw Mohammed Day’ page considered ‘blasphemous’ and ‘sacrilegious’.”
p2pnet tried to even the playing field with our very own Fa$ebook Everybody Draw Jesus as a Hamburger Day group.
Sadly, at last reckoning, only 11 people had signed up. :sigh:
But why not a special Prophet Mohammed FB site?
Mark Zuckerberg probably likes the idea.
And there’s already an Australian Catholic Facebook.
“The Urdu word ‘Millat’ is used by Muslims to refer to their nation”, says Agence France-Presse. “The website claims to have attracted 4,300 members in the last three days — mostly English-speaking Pakistanis in their 20s.”
Agence France-Presse – Pakistanis create rival Muslim Facebook, May 28, 2010
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