First published in Scroll.in on 9 January 2015.
I was initially opposed to the idea of India blocking all online porn, but I have changed my mind.
In 2013, a lawyer named Kamlesh Vaswani filed a petition in the Supreme Court of India demanding that all pornography on the internet should be blocked by the government of India. Vaswani argued, among other things, that seeing images of people having sex makes men want to commit rape and other crimes such as sex-trafficking. Continue reading “Swachh Internet: Why we must support Ravi Shankar Prasad in filtering internet porn”