ISPS heed reg­u­la­tor’s di­rec­tive on pornog­ra­phy and block 25 web­sites

The East African - - NEWS -

UGANDA: In­ter­net ser­vice providers in Uganda have fi­nally blocked pornog­ra­phy web­sites in ful­fil­ment of reg­u­la­tor Uganda Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Com­mis­sion or­ders.

At least 25 of the 27 banned web­sites can­not be ac­cessed on mo­bile phones. How­ever, users of VPN can ac­cess the banned sites. There are other web­sites that are act­ing as prox­ies for the banned porn sites.

Some of the porn sites were car­ry­ing leaked nude videos of Ugan­dan celebri­ties and oth­ers have been deal­ing in es­cort ser­vices. The sites have been pro­vid­ing porno­graphic ma­te­rial for free.

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