Indian Add Porn Dimension to 3G Mobile Services

Telecom firms may be flooding television screens with advertisements of their 3G services, but it seems high speed mobile data service could lead to an explosion of adult content made and shared through handsets.
              In a recent survey, one out of five mobile users confessed that they are likely to enjoy adult content on their 3G subscription.
           “While 3G fits in because of high speed internet, as compared to other devices such as laptop or computer, there is also a privacy advantage in mobile.
           Online pornography is a punishable offense in India. And most people even in our cities don’t discuss pornography except in private circle. So, when 21% participants of a survey say they may access adult content, the actual number seeking, let’s say,                            ‘3G Spot’ will be manifold.
          Service provider says they don’t track the content accessed by the consumers on their 3G network.
       Interception refers to lawful interception done on government request. Recently, the government request. Recently, the government has asked service provider to create real-time interception solutions for 3G services such as video calls.
          In the IMRB survey, 51% participants said they will opt for 3G services if call drops and reduced, while 85% said are likely to use 3G services for video calling.
        Adult sites are one of the highest viewed content and are a huge revenue spinner on the internet. Internet providers say they are losing out to other sites.

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