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India’s internet providers are still blocking porn

India may have quickly reversed its ban on internet porn, but that doesn't mean that internet users will be able to see the 857 sites that the country originally wanted blocked. According to The Times of India, the reversal of this porn ban contains the stipulations that internet service providers can unblock any sites that don't contain child pornography — but the country is essentially passing on the burden of making that determination to ISPs rather than doing it itself. To avoid further trouble, the ISPs are just going to keep on blocking those sites so as not to place themselves at risk.

"ISPs have no way or mechanism to filter out child pornography from URLs, and the further unlimited sub-links," the Internet Service Providers Association of India (ISPAI) said in a statement. The ISPAI also called India's directive "vague" and "confusing" and called the country out for putting the responsibility on ISPs. As such, there's a bit of a stalemate right now — so while India may have changed its tune about internet porn, the reality of the situation remains unchanged for now.