The online encyclopedia was blocked across Pakistan after repeated requests from Pakistani authorities for the removal of the content were met with no response.
In recent years, the country has also blocked the wildly popular video-sharing app TikTok several times over "indecent" and "immoral" content.
The Wikimedia Foundation disputed the claim by two digital rights groups saying "the Saudi government had infiltrated the highest ranks in Wikipedia's team in the region" due to "inaccuracies in the statement".
Wikipedia has become a source of reliable information for millions and in an Internet awash with unreliable sourcing, it has become a public good.
The world’s biggest collaborative, volunteer-produced internet encyclopedia celebrates its 20th anniversary with founder Jimmy Wales resolving to spend the next two decades engaging readers to participate in Wikipedia.
Observers fear intermediary rules that include proactive monitoring, user verification and tight timelines that dictate how quickly a company should take down material authorities deem questionable.
Access to the website was restored once the ruling, passed by a 10-to-six majority in the court, was conveyed to the telecommunications watchdog.
With six out of 10 votes, the court rules in favour of the online encyclopedia blocked in the country since April 29, 2017.
The impact of British colonialism and religious interventions have erased the history of women in Zambia. But a new museum is working to fill these historical gaps.
EU lawmakers reject recommendations seeking overhaul of copyright rules by a vote of 318 to 278 and 31 abstentions, amid criticism the directives, if passed, would have threatened online freedom.
The founder of Wikipedia has launched a new venture aimed at tackling fake news, but experts question its potential impact.
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