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Pornhub content purge crucial move, but to root out non-consensual porn, society must question 'normalised' rape culture
India

Pornhub content purge crucial move, but to root out non-consensual porn, society must question 'normalised' rape culture

The rape culture purports it as the responsibility of trafficked women or victims of revenge porn to ensure that their non-consensual videos do not end up online while placing no onus on the platform to disallow such content or to take swift and strict action on non-consensual porn

WhatsApp groups in India found sharing child pornography in an investigation
News & Analysis

WhatsApp groups in India found sharing child pornography in an investigation

Last month, a group of Israeli researchers had found dozens of WhatsApp groups with Child Pornography.

Pornhub VP says banning legit adult sites could lead people to access illegal content
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Pornhub VP says banning legit adult sites could lead people to access illegal content

The porn ban is seen to have an impact on the Pornhub site leading to a decline in traffic.

Chinese court sentences author to 10 years for selling 'obscene' literature; punishment sparks outcry among internet users
World

Chinese court sentences author to 10 years for selling 'obscene' literature; punishment sparks outcry among internet users

The case went viral on Chinese social media as commentators asked how such a punishment made sense when some sexual assault cases often drew lighter sentences.

China shuts 4,000 websites in a campaign against 'harmful' online information
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China shuts 4,000 websites in a campaign against 'harmful' online information

China keeps the internet under tight control shutting down pornography, gambling websites and more.

China shuts down over 4,000 websites for pornographic content as part of three month clean-up campaign
World

China shuts down over 4,000 websites for pornographic content as part of three month clean-up campaign

The campaign, targeting content in online novels that spread improper values, vulgarity or obscenity as well as those involving copyright infringement

Maharashtra Cyber Police creates portal for registration of sexual offences against women, minors
India

Maharashtra Cyber Police creates portal for registration of sexual offences against women, minors

The Maharashtra Cyber Police department has launched a web portal to help resident report sexual offences against women and children in order to curb the spread of child pornograpy and sexually abusive content depicting rape and gangrape of women

Shah Faesal is no 'martyr' for free speech; about time his sophistry and shifting of goalposts is called out
India

Shah Faesal is no 'martyr' for free speech; about time his sophistry and shifting of goalposts is called out

What Faesal's tweet does is feed the dubious narrative about India being the "most dangerous country for women", as a recent poll by Thomson Reuters seems to have found.

UK delays mandatory age verification to late 2018 for accessing commercial pornographic websites
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UK delays mandatory age verification to late 2018 for accessing commercial pornographic websites

It has been reportedly said that violation of this clause would be a punishable offence, where the user would have to pay up to 250,000 Pound Sterling

Wife moves Supreme Court over 'perverted' husband's porn addiction, seeks complete ban on online pornography
India

Wife moves Supreme Court over 'perverted' husband's porn addiction, seeks complete ban on online pornography

A 27-year-old woman has approached the Supreme Court, saying her husband is suffering from acute porn addiction and sought a complete ban on online pornography.

China shut down as many as 128,000 websites which it claimed to contain 'obscene and harmful information' in 2017: Report
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China shut down as many as 128,000 websites which it claimed to contain 'obscene and harmful information' in 2017: Report

China has been tightening controls over internet content as part of efforts to maintain “social stability”.

Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On and American Playboy offer a compelling viewpoint on porn
Entertainment

Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On and American Playboy offer a compelling viewpoint on porn

As Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On and American Playboy stream on their respective platforms, taken together, they tell a compelling (if disturbing) story about how we got here; a story about sex, our bodies, and porn.

Supreme Court has sought details of complaints to Google, Facebook, WhatsApp over uploading of objectionable content
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Supreme Court has sought details of complaints to Google, Facebook, WhatsApp over uploading of objectionable content

A division bench of Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice UU Lalit asked them to submit details in 2016 and in 2017 till 31 August.

Centre tells SC various steps taken to curb child pornography; 3,522 websites blocked in June
India

Centre tells SC various steps taken to curb child pornography; 3,522 websites blocked in June

The Centre told the SC that they have taken several steps to curb online child pornography, including blocking of 3,522 websites carrying child pornographic materials.

British model abducted, offered for sale on pornography sites and then released for unknown reason
World

British model abducted, offered for sale on pornography sites and then released for unknown reason

A young British model was drugged, hustled away in a suitcase and handcuffed in a house in northern Italy before being released, Milan police said Saturday.

Twitter takes down 90,000 fake accounts offering online sex
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Twitter takes down 90,000 fake accounts offering online sex

Digital security company alerted Twitter about a massive botnet campaign promising online sex to its users.

Centre tells SC that 3,500 websites hosting child pornography have been blocked in one month
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Centre tells SC that 3,500 websites hosting child pornography have been blocked in one month

The government has asked CBSE to consider installation of jammers in schools to block access to child pornographic content.

Understanding non-consensual pornography: How to recognise, defeat online sexual violence
India

Understanding non-consensual pornography: How to recognise, defeat online sexual violence

Given that incidents of non-consensual pornography are expected to rise in the future, India must categorise revenge porn, morphing as independent offences.

China opens investigation into online porn and fake news organisations
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China opens investigation into online porn and fake news organisations

Authorities in China have assigned four teams of inspectors to probe into online pornography and fake news organisations across 11 provinces.

Around 30,000 people use free Wi-Fi to browse porn websites everyday in Mumbai: Maharashtra State IT dept
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Around 30,000 people use free Wi-Fi to browse porn websites everyday in Mumbai: Maharashtra State IT dept

This figure accounts for about 10 percent of the three lakh users that make use of the free Wi-Fi services in Mumbai every day.