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Private Parts: Obscenity and Censorship in the Digital Age

Posted Mon 24 Jun 2019 - 11:28 | 1,609 views

Between right-wing governments and corporate capture of online spaces, there are interesting shifts in how sexuality is censored and governed online and offline. This article looks at the reach and over-reach of laws related to obscenity and censorship in South Asia and the impact that has had on free speech around sex, sex work and sexuality.

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Drawing a line between 'vulgarity' and lack of consent: Interview with Point of View

Posted Tue 19 Dec 2017 - 15:42 | 2,948 views

Point of View as part of EROTICS (Exploratory Research on Sexuality and the Internet) project undertook an extensive research to understand how law constructs obscenity online, and to identify specific instances of non-consensual sharing of intimate images, and the various ways in it is punished or acquitted. This study specifically looks at implementation of new laws under the Information...