Hamas to ban pornographic websites in Gaza

August 31, 2012 11:22

The Hamas government announced plans to block Gazans from accessing pornographic websites, Ma'an News Agency reported Thursday.

According to the report, citing Communications Ministry licensing head Kamal al-Masr, authorities asked the 10 main Internet providers operating in the Strip to block adult sites beginning September 1.

Al-masr said the move was a response to complaints from parents and teachers. He added that violations will be punished in accordance with Palestinian law.

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