A lesson for those who advocate filters and censors

Boing Boing reports:

Nepal banned all adult sites at the end of September, and traffic to these sites took a big dip. See the attached graph provided by porn site xHamster. But the traffic soon rose to previous levels. Lesson learned: when faced with online censorship, people learn how to use VPNs. This knowledge will come in handy for things other than pornography.

The graph is compelling:

Took the Nepalese around two weeks to get around it.15

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