Indian Government Blocks, Then Quickly Unblocks Porn Sites

Indian Government Blocks, Then Quickly Unblocks Porn Sites

By Julie McCarthy

The government move against more than 850 websites, most of them pornographic, sparked a firestorm on social media this week. After just four days, the government on Wednesday reversed course.

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