Egyptian Prosecutor Orders Blocking of All Porn Sites

November 8, 2012

Egypt must block pornographic websites, its public prosecutor ordered, a move likely to be popular with resurgent religious conservatives, but eyed with suspicion by liberals who fear increasing censorship. Prosecutor Abdel Maguid Mahmoud ordered government authorities “to take the necessary measures to block any corrupt or corrupting pornographic pictures or scenes inconsistent with the values ​​and traditions of the Egyptian people and the higher interests of the state.”

Comments on this entry are closed.