Nepal blocks 25,000 websites in pornography crackdown - Labarai Ingantattu

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Nepal blocks 25,000 websites in pornography crackdown

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By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | AP
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Sun, 2018-10-14 (All day)

KATMANDU, 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.:
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 one year in prison.
Min Prasad Aryal of the Nepal Telecom Authority said Sunday that more than 25,000 websites have been blocked under the campaign.

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