Way to go, Iceland!
Did you know that currently in Iceland, the printing and distribution of pornography is illegal? In fact, if caught, offenders could be imprisoned for up to six months.
Well, Iceland may now become the first western country to ban internet pornography!
According to a recent article in The Telegraph, “The government is considering introducing internet filters, such as those used to block China off form the worldwide web, in order to stop Icelanders [from] downloading or viewing pornography on the internet.”
These proposals are expected to become law later this year.
According to Professor Gail Dines, author of Pornland: How Porn has Hijacked our Sexuality, “Iceland is taking a very progressive approach that no other democratic country has tried.” She continued, “It is looking a[t] pornography from a new position – from the perspective of the harm it does to the women who appear in it and as a violation of…
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