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Russia bans porn sites Bongacams and Chaturbate

Источник: Roskomnadzor

Russia has banned two of the Internet’s most beloved adult webcam services. Say goodbye, Russians, to Bongacams and Chaturbate, respectively the world’s 58th most popular website (according to Alexa.com) and the seventh most popular pornographic website (according to SimilarWeb).

This week, Russia’s media censor, Roskomnadzor, started enforcing an October 2017 order by a court in Yaroslavl that names another 20 adult websites. The case against these websites was brought by the acting prosecutor general in Yaroslavl’s Kirov district.

The appropriately named services Bongacams and Chaturbate feature live-streamed individual and group acts of sexual activity, where visitors can join free chat rooms and “tip” actors, or pay money for private shows.