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India porn crackdown

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By Euronews  with Reuters
India porn crackdown

<p>The government in India has <a href="http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/porn-block-in-india-hundreds-of-sexual-websites-banned-internet-outraged-10434499.html">blocked hundreds of adult websites</a>. </p> <p>An official said the crackdown is to prevent pornography becoming what he called a social nuisance. </p> <p>Internet service providers have been instructed to block 857 sites according to the country’s department of telecommunications.</p> <p>Last month the Supreme Court refused to impose an outright ban after hearing a petition that claimed internet porn fuelled sex crimes.</p>