China intensifies crackdown on websites spreading pornography

By on May 2, 2016 at 3:12 PM.

China intensifies crackdown on websites spreading pornography

In a nationwide crackdown, a group of Internet video player service providers have been investigated and punished for allegedly spreading pornography in China, the anti-porn authority has said. The campaign, which runs from February to April was launched by National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications, in collaboration with the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), the Ministry of Public Security among other departments. More →
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China shuts down over 1,000 porn websites

By on April 28, 2016 at 10:10 AM.

China shuts down over 1,000 porn websites

In the first three months of the year, China's Internet watchdog shut down over 1,046 websites for spreading pornographic content or information which jeopardized national security. Eighty five websites were given warnings and 8,008 microblog accounts were shut down during the same period, said the Cyberspace Administration of China in a statement released yesterday. More →
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Madras High Court moved against online pornography

By on April 5, 2016 at 11:15 PM.

Madras High Court moved against online pornography

A PIL has been filed in the Madras High Court seeking a direction to police to take steps to check online pornography, saying such content had an extremely bad effect on the youth and was leading to various types of social problems and perpetration of crime. When the petition came up for hearing, a bench comprising justices M M Sundresh and S Vimala directed the Crime Branch, Central Investigation Department, Additional Director General of Police to file a counter affidavit and adjourned the matter to June 21 next. More →
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Supreme Court asks government to suggest ways to curb online child pornography

By on March 29, 2016 at 8:48 AM.

Supreme Court asks government to suggest ways to curb online child pornography

The Supreme Court on Monday gave the government more time to suggest ways and means for blocking child pornography in its all forms as it was told that due to Holi holidays, the required meeting of officials with National Commission for Women (NCW) could not take place. Granting two weeks' time as Additional Solicitor General Pinki Anand said the meeting of the officials with NCW has yet to take place, a bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Shiva Kirti Singh asked the government to address the submission by the petitioner Kamlesh Vaswani that government, after passing an order blocking 450 child porn websites in 2014, revoked it later. More →
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Thousands of porn films hidden under Arabic hashtags on Instagram

By on March 13, 2016 at 1:12 PM.

Thousands of porn films hidden under Arabic hashtags on Instagram

Did you know, more than a million hardcore porn videos are there on Instagram? Although, the popular photo-sharing site has a strict no-nudity policy, users are escaping moderators by using long Arabic hashtags to upload uncensored porn, News.com.au reports. More →
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Supreme Court has asked the Center to suggest ways to ban child pornography

By on February 27, 2016 at 2:00 PM.

Supreme Court has asked the Center to suggest ways to ban child pornography

The Supreme Court Friday asked the Center to suggest ways to ban child pornography in all forms in the country saying that the nation cannot "afford to carry on any experiment" in the name of "liberty or freedom of speech and expression". "The Center shall file affidavit to suggest ways and means to curb child pornography. Innocent children can't be made prey to this kind of painful situation and a nation cannot afford to carry on any experiment on children in the name of liberty or for that matter freedom of speech and expression," a bench of justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh said. More →
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Google’s porn problem: App to enlarge your genitals is top trending app on Play Store in India

By on February 11, 2016 at 3:29 PM.

Google’s porn problem: App to enlarge your genitals is top trending app on Play Store in India

An app that claims to feature videos about enlarging your genitals has been the top trending app on Google's Play Store in India for more than a day. The app, which is rated appropriate for ages 12 years and above, defies Google's policy for sexually explicit content in apps. Interestingly, the app somehow became the number one trending app on the Play Store when it had just 1,000 downloads. BGR India downloaded the app and found it filled with adware. More →
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Playboy’s first non-nude issue embraces Snapchat on its cover, selfies for photo feature

By on February 4, 2016 at 5:24 PM.

Playboy’s first non-nude issue embraces Snapchat on its cover, selfies for photo feature

Back in October last year, adult magazine Playboy had announced it was doing away with nudity - breaking a 62-year-old tradition. The move was believed to be because of the rise of free online pornographic content, and falling interest in print. After six months of the announcement, Playboy has released its first non-nude issue. More →
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Reality television shows could spur teenagers to share sexual selfies on social media: Research

By on December 2, 2015 at 1:25 PM.

Reality television shows could spur teenagers to share sexual selfies on social media: Research

Teenagers who watch porn and other explicit material on television may be at a risk of sharing sexual images of themselves on social media, researchers have warned.  More →
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