Porn ban In India : truth vs hype

The pornban in 2018, November yet again exposed the poor standards and lack of investigation of Indian press and TV channels.

Facts with timeline:

September-27

Uttarakhand HC judges file a suo-moto PIL. Judges noticed a spat of Child-On-Child-Sexual-Abuse cases. The investigating officers report also revealed culprits have watched porn videos before commiting crime. HC asks center to enforce A) Section 67 IT Act, 2009 and B) ISP Rules, 2011, Rule 3.

October-11

HC finds no action by center govt. No blocking of any of 857 websites.

Warns of issuing contempt-of-court in Oct-25th hearing.

October-25

Center orders 827 websites to be blocked across India. Most mobile companies enforce it by October-end.

Nov-25

The two important judges who filed suo-motto PIL are transferred from this case.

December-07

The new bench closes the case.

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