But there is need to have necessary safeguards against viewing in public or viewing certain types of content, especially when children are involved.”“To ban porn saying it will be seen by who shouldn’t see it is like saying to stop traffic because there will be accidents.
Government should work on finding ways to steer the content not to go in wrong directions rather than to block it.” Simon is the editor of Global Dating Insights.
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Over the weekend, internet users in India began noticing that a number of adult sites were inaccessible, replaced by messages saying sites were “blocked as per the instructions of Competent Authority.”And in an order dated 31/07/2015, the government’s Department of Electronics & Information Technology requested the Department of Telecoms to “notify Intermediaries (ISPs) for disablement of the following URLs”.
The document, leaked on The Centre for Internet & Society, said the order was given under section 79(3)(b) of the 2000 Information Technology Act, which was related to Article 19(2) of the Constitution of India.
A Do T source told the Times of India: “We are very clear that there should be no policing if someone watches porn in private.The online dating scene in India is primarily matrimonial websites, predicated on the idea that the first meeting between two paired users will be to chat about their wedding.