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Anger Surges As Pornhub Is Now Banned In Thailand

Anger Surges As Pornhub Is Now Banned In Thailand

'We want it back': Thailand sparks outrage after the Pornhub ban.

Thailand's government has decided to ban Pornhub among 190 other pornography and gambling websites. And the decision has sparked outrage on social media.

Thousands of activists also took to the streets to protest the ban, holding banners saying 'free Pornhub.'

anger surges as pornhub is now banned in thailand

According to Thailand's digital minister Puttipong Punnakanta, the ban is part of the country's efforts to restrict access to pornography and gambling content.

The minister added that porn and gambling violate the country's cybercrime law.

Reclaim Pornhub

anger surges as pornhub is now banned in thailand

Thai users trended the hashtag #SavePornhub on Twitter and criticized the government for blocking the site in the country.

And the hashtag attracted thousands of comments from users.

One user wrote:

If someone doesn't hate the current military government, now they probably do.

Anger Surges As Pornhub Is Now Banned In Thailand

An activist group called Anonymous Party also shared a statement saying:

"We want to reclaim Pornhub. People are entitled to choices."

Internet experts have now said there has been a spike in the search for Virtual Private Networks, known as VPNs after the news was announced on Monday.

VPN enables users to get around websites that are prohibited.

The ban on pornography comes soon after a member of Parliament was caught watching explicit images.