By Amar Toor  on September 9, 2015 04:42 am

Communications watchdog says popular adult site violated laws on porn distribution and child protection

Russia blocked access to Pornhub and 10 other adult websites this week, after a regional court ruled that they violated laws on porn distribution. Roskomnadzor, Russia’s communications watchdog, announced the ban Monday with a Russian-language statementon its website, and news site Lenta.rulater reportedthat PornHub was included on the list, citing a copy of the order. According to The Moscow Times,Pornhub’s Russian site was unavailable on Tuesday, with its homepage displaying a message that said the site was blocked for hosting illegal content.

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