A pro-democracy protester shouts during a demonstration at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society in Bangkok after the ministry blocked the Pornhub website. Photo: AFP A pro-democracy protester shouts during a demonstration at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society in Bangkok after the ministry blocked the Pornhub website. Photo: AFP
A pro-democracy protester shouts during a demonstration at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society in Bangkok after the ministry blocked the Pornhub website. Photo: AFP

#SavePornhub: Thailand bans porn and gambling sites, causing outrage, protests

  • Thailand’s digital minister Puttipong Punnakanta said 190 sites were blocked under the cybercrime law, prompting accusations of censorship
  • Thai users spent more time on Pornhub than any other country last year, and VPN searches rose over 600 per cent after the ban

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A pro-democracy protester shouts during a demonstration at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society in Bangkok after the ministry blocked the Pornhub website. Photo: AFP A pro-democracy protester shouts during a demonstration at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society in Bangkok after the ministry blocked the Pornhub website. Photo: AFP
A pro-democracy protester shouts during a demonstration at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society in Bangkok after the ministry blocked the Pornhub website. Photo: AFP
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