An official website of the united states government here's how you know the gov means it's official federal government websites often end in gov or mil before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site usagov is your online guide to government information and services learn what you can do on this. Sanjoy majumder takes a look at the debate in india about whether to ban pornography websites pleaded with the government to not ban porn in a tweet the us president was speaking after a. Following widespread condemnation of a ban on 857 pornographic websites, the government backpedaled, declaring the porn ban would be reversed but the “reversal” just passes the buck to india. After blocking over 850 porn websites, the union government on monday told the supreme court it was not a “totalitarian state” bent on conducting moral policing the government clarified its.
The indian government is reviving its efforts in its war on pornography this week by ordering telecom companies and isps to ban 827 adult sites from their networks. A blanket ban on porn sites, she said, might be ineffective in curbing child pornography it also compromises the rights of other people, especially adults, of their freedom of expression and. Seven years ago david cameron told a google conference that politicians should encourage companies to change, not over-regulate them of firm government banned child pornography images.
The indian government has once again passed a ban on pornographic websites this time, a list of 827 sites have been sent to isps based on a ruling passed by the uttarakhand high court. The government issued new criminal and civil codes this year that include regulations against the use, broadcast and publication of pornographic materials with punishment for violators of up to. The government had planned to block 857 pornographic sites, much to the annoyance of many sections of the population the ban was then partially lifted, but child pornographic sites were still ordered to be blocked. Internet censorship in the united states is the suppression of information published or viewed on the internet in the united states the us possesses protection of freedom of speech and expression against federal, state, and local government censorship a right protected by the first amendment of the united states constitution. The uk government has drafted legislation that would require internet service providers to block pornographic web sites if they do not verify users' agesthe intent of the law is to prevent children from seeing adult material on the web.
Kathmandu, nepal — nepalese internet providers have begun blocking thousands of pornographic websites as part of a government directive aimed at stopping sexual violence, officials said sunday. Ban pornography at least 20,000 websites have already been blocked in nepal but many question whether blocking pornography sites can get at the root of the problem. But such a move is half-hearted facebook and other social networking websites should not tolerate hate speech and, in the absence of a government mandate, adopt a european model of expunging. Many, both liberals and feminists, think that since these physical assaults should not be allowed, enduring pornographic representations of these crimes that cause further harm to the victim's interests should not be permitted to be distributed or consumed either (see eg, mackinnon 1987, wendell 1983. It should not banned, but it should be harder to access because any kid that knows how to use the internet could find a free porn site, which requires no proof of age and most parents are unaware that their teen is looking at pornography and would not approve.
The government has asked isps to ban 857 websites image: reuters over the weekend, internet users in india were outraged over what appeared to be a nation-wide ban on pornography websites. The government of india lifted ban on all pornographic websites except child pornography the government of india lifted ban on all pornographic websites except child pornography check out. Why the hell should anyone tell us what we can and can not see, can and can not do on the internet it's not just a matter of mature, pornographic content, it's a matter of censorship in general it's a power grab, so the government can regulate our lives. The us government should certainly not censor the internet i agree that this act would punish big search engines, such as google, for user's action and set the groundwork for possibly other frightening bills.
The government of india has banned access to at least 857 websites it considers pornographic by order no 813-7/25/2011-ds (vol-v), the department of electronics and information technology has asked the department of telecom to notify internet service providers to block access to 857 urls, under the provision of section 79(3)(b) of the. Supporters of the view that pornography should be banned by the government, believe that by allowing pornography to exist, has poisoned the mind of young individuals with sex it has not served the purpose of fulfilling people's sexual needs but instead has given rise to a person's sexual desires. The government should continue to ban websites but cyber experts reiterated that banning the porn sites is an absolutely useless exercise most of these websites are used to host or serve adult content but some, like 9gag tv, are just plain humour and meme sites which often share innocuous jokes with the users. Porn ban in india: india has blocked hundreds of adult websites to prevent pornography becoming a social nuisance, a government official said on monday, sparking a debate about censorship and.
Dahal said there should be clear regulations from the government on what content is considered obscene and pornographic and what aged users should be barred the government issued a similar ban in 2011, but this time there are more serious punishments for violations. The government’s new digital economy act will see porn websites forced to check if users are over 18 – and an outright ban on ‘extreme porn’ robert de niro's restaurant cleared by bomb. New legislation is set to ban a large number of sexual acts in pornography the digital economy bill currently being considered in parliament contains a clause which would ban people from viewing. Government officials state that the government does not block access, restrict content, or censor web sites however, freedom house reports the government occasionally blocks access to web sites containing pornography or information deemed offensive to the state but that such blocked information typically does not extend to political content.
The government has put a 100% ban on internet website containing such material since november 2011 in the united states, pornography is not unlawful at the federal level, but is subject to the miller test, which was developed in the 1973 case miller v california.