Egypt to Ban Porn Sites

From Global Voices ยป Egypt Wed Nov 7 2012, 11:31:08

Egypt has announced [ar] today that access to all porn sites will be banned. Netizens discuss the move on Twitter, saying any kind of censorship will have dire consequences on free speech - as it opens the door to abuse by the authorities and the muzzling of voices online.

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