Tunisia Bans Adult Websites: Backtracks on Censorship Reversal Progress

Tunisia is banning all adult websites after a court order called on the Tunisian Internet Agency to impose a blockade.

The X-rated websites are seen as posing a danger to children and are considered contrary to Muslim values, according to the three lawyers who filed the original lawsuit last week.

The ban comes after internet censorship was relaxed in January, effectively backtracking on the forward-moving policies made at the time.

The censorship was originally imposed by former president Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, whose regime was toppled at the beginning of this year. Once websites became accessible again a number of adult ones appeared in the the lists of the most visited, which has clearly caused upset amongst the conservative members of the new government…

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