Govt of India directs to block 827 websites with porn content

It is said that the Uttarakhand High Court asked to block 857 websites.

In a major decision, the central government has directed Internet service providers to block 827 websites for hosting pornographic content.

This is as per an order by the Uttarakhand High Court.

It is said that the Uttarakhand High Court asked to block 857 websites.

After this, the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) found 30 portals without any pornographic content.

Meity asked the Department of Telecom (DoT) to block 827 websites named in the list issued as part of the order.

The high court order was issued on September 27, 2018, and it was received by Meity on October 8.

Meity informed the DoT that the Uttarakhand High Court has ordered for blocking 857 websites contained in an old notice of DoT dated July 31, 2015.

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