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Porn ban: SC Women’s lawyer association moves Apex court to block all porn sites

The Supreme Court Women's Lawyers Association has filed for an intervention in the Kamlesh Vaswani vs Union of India case which seeks to impose a ban on all pornographic sites in India, reports LiveLaw. The association's application also seeks to implement laws which will prohibit the distribution of porn and blocking of all porn sites. The application also seeks authorities to take strict measures on distibution which includes file sharing software. The petition filed by the association's secretary Prerna Kumari and settled by senior lawyer Mahalakshmi Pavani says that the “root cause” of most offences against women is the easy availability of porn. It's interesting to note that the association's research material on the legality of pornography comes "from reliable internet source that is from Wikipedia” and a TOI report. “The issue of pornography and the pornographic content has serious…

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