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Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Jan 27, 2012

FakingNews.com Account Suspended? Why?

India's favorite satire site - FakinNews.com seems to be suspended. At present, I'm receiving the following error message on the site: This Account Has Been Suspended. There could be two reasons - first, the site owners didn't pay the server bills on time (which isn't likely) and second, the content on their site got them in trouble. The second reason seems to be the most valid reason given that the site was quite 'open' in terms of satire on influential people (politicians, sportspersons, actors etc.).

Earlier, the Government had asked giant Internet websites like Google, Facebook, Microsoft & Yahoo to find out a way to control the kind of content that appears on their websites. Faking News seems to be one of the victims. If anyone's got more information on why the site is not accessible, please comment below.
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare • Jan 27, 2012
Mea Culpa! I should have searched online before starting this thread. Their facebook status message says -


Not able to access Faking News? Don't worry, the account has NOT been suspended by Kapil Sibal. High traffic caused some problems, but the website will be back soon.
The mobile access is still on: https://mobile.fakingnews.com
ISHAN TOPRE
ISHAN TOPRE • Jan 28, 2012
The_Big_K
Mea Culpa! I should have searched online before starting this thread. Their facebook status message says -

Not able to access Faking News? Don't worry, the account has NOT been suspended by Kapil Sibal. High traffic caused some problems, but the website will be back soon.
The mobile access is still on: https://mobile.fakingnews.com
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