Blocking internet porn in Egypt?

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Egypt has prepared to block all access to websites that have pornographic content, said the head of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority Sherif Hashem. “Technologies to prevent pornographic content from being shared on the territory of Egypt are fully ready for use,” said Sherif. But since the beginning of the year, internet service providers have been working on making filters to block all access to websites that have pornographic content. The whole set back is that Hashem is waiting for “the country’s authorities to lay down a set of rules to determine what websites should be banned.” This ban of pornography came “in the wake of the Cairo Administrative Courts May 2009 ruling to ban pornographic websites, because they “help spread vice, which destroys traditions, beliefs and morals, and therefore the country’s interests, as well as social and national security.” The estimated cost of the project is about $3.7 million.
http://en.rian.ru/world/20130401/180364393.html

Blocking pornography in Egypt is a good idea. First of all, it is not censorship but it is decency. What are the benefits of viewing porn online? It makes sexual perverts happy and the fact that these sites are avaible to children makes the use of pornography on the internet even more disgusting. I think that porn has always been worrisome to any parents that have children. That’s why parents have these filters on the computers so they cannot access these nudity videos or photos. As we all know pornography focuses on the sex act itself and versions of it, between people who actually do not know or love each other. It also cheapens the intimate nature of sex. I also believe pornography generates big money and that money is not really channeled into things that even benefit humankind. It basically debases our society and degrades the participants. The internet just makes it easier to access and more prevalent, and way more difficult to control the content of porn. If Egypt goes through with this and finds out which sites to ban and block, I believe that it will not only help the children in the country but everyone as a whole. I think that anything that encourages people to look at others as a mere object for their own pleasure is damaging to a society.

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