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After Modi govt's decision to ban porn websites in India; Twitterati asks, ‘will porn ban reduce sexual assault?’

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 October 2018, 9:10 IST

One of the big decision has been taken by the Central government by banning porn websites in India. This decision came in the wake of Uttarakhand High Court’s order that asked the government to block 857 websites that contain adult content.

Therefore, the Modi-led government has directed the Internet Service Providers (ISP) to block 827 porn websites.

 

 

Also, the department of telecommunications has issued the instruction in its order to ISPs to take the immediate action to block the websites as per the direction by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).

Recently, Mukesh Ambani owned Jio has also banned popular porn websites like Pornhub, Xvideos following an order issued by the Department of Telecommunications. Also, other telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone likely to follow the same instructions.

 

 

As per the reports, Jio services users also claimed that most of the porn websites are no longer to use the websites that they can access earlier.

Meanwhile, this decision has brought Internet by storm and many social media users seem to be mocking the decision of the government. While some were asking the question that will this decision helpful in reducing the sexual assault?

Here’s how Twitterati reacted:

 

What is your opinion about this decision taken by the government?

Comment..

 

Also read: Porn websites ban: Reliance Jio bans popular adult sites like Pornhub in India after DoT order; users cry foul

First published: 26 October 2018, 8:46 IST
 
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