Porn ban in india
freedomoutpost [blog]

Porn sites have been blocked in India and a government agency is reportedly behind it. This ban apparently came into effect on Sunday morning (2 August) when several users started expressing their woes over social media.

According to an Economic Times report, the blockade allegedly has to do with a Department of Telecommunications (DOT) order dated Friday (31 July) issued under section 69A of the IT Act 2000. The majority of India's leading internet service providers (ISPs) – including Vodafone, MTNL, ACT, Hathway, and BSNL – appear to have been affected.

Some clarification on the matter is expected today (Monday, 3 August) as according to a Supreme Court order, watching of porn by adults in the confines of their home is not a crime. In fact the Chief Justice of India, HL Dattu, has even gone to the extent to say that it violates the Right to Personal Liberty, reports Firstpost.

So, while users wait to know more about this mysterious ban, here's what some of them feel about this "violation of personal liberty":