The world’s most popular porn site has come up with a way to circumvent online pornography being blocked by the Indian government that cut off access to its third biggest market.
An order from the Uttarakhand High Court last month instructed all internet service providers in the country to take “immediate necessary action for blocking 827 websites” that hosted pornographic content.
To get around this, Pornhub set up a‘mirror’ website that uses a web domain not included in the list of banned sites, allowing Indian-based users to continue to access adult content from the popular pornography website.
India is the third largest consumer of Pornhub content behind the United States and the United Kingdom, according to data taken from 2017. This is despite a similar online pornography ban that was enacted in the country in 2015 “on the grounds of decency and morality”.
The 2015 ban was eventually overturned …