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Gov’t to block porn sites in PH

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 09:07 AM March 17, 2014

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MANILA, Philippines – What? No more access to porn site?

Once the memorandum of the National Telecommunications Commission takes effect, the existence of pornography materials on the Philippine cyberspace may be all but over.

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On January 30, the NTC issued a memorandum circular ordering Internet Service Providers to ban the access of Filipinos to pornographic sites as to accordance with Republic Act No. 9775 that lists child pornography as a criminal act.

According to the memorandum circular, ISP’s would have to install software that would not allow the access to porn sites.

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In an earlier report from INQUIRER.net, adult website Pornhub listed the Philippines as the 15th most frequent porn watchers in the world.

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