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Why getting the Singapore government to ban porn sites won’t stop people from getting off online, Singapore, Digital News

Instead of deconstructing the complex, multi-layered causes of sexual assault in Singapore, one prudish lady believes that pornography is its root cause. A “Roslyn Snodgrass Seah” wrote a passionate but problematic forum letter to The Straits Times, in which she urged the Singapore government to ban access to all porno websites. Be it from desktops, laptops, smartphones or “Internet television” (does she mean Netflix and YouTube?). Seah’s glaring line of reasoning is that the spike in police reports involving molestation is most likely due to easy access to internet porn.…

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Secondary school teacher performed oral sex on two male students, watched porn with one, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A secondary school teacher lured three male students to his home and committed sexual acts on the teenagers, even giving cash to one of them for more than a year so that he would keep mum. When a fourth student declined to go to his home, the teacher molested him in their school in the northern part of Singapore. The teenager made a police report and the teacher’s offences were uncovered. The 36-year-old man, who has since been diagnosed with paedophilia, was jailed for 6½ years on Monday…

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What you need to know about revenge porn in Singapore, Singapore News

Think of “revenge porn” and you’re likely to picture a jilted dude furiously uploading explicit pictures and videos of his ex. But not every perpetrator is a spurned lover-or a man, for that matter. Last year, The Straits Times reported that a teen posted nude photos of his 17-year-old female cousin on Tumblr to get back at her for mocking him. And in 2016, the newspaper reported that a woman published nude photos of her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend because she was angry that he still had them on his laptop. But…

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Parliament: Proposed changes to Penal Code allow men to be considered rape victims, tackle revenge porn, Singapore News

Men can be considered victims of rape and peeping Toms, under a Bill introduced in Parliament on Monday (Feb 11) that will amend the Penal Code. The proposed changes under the Criminal Law Reform Bill seek to expand the definitions of rape and sexual assault to make them more gender-neutral and accommodate more scenarios. There are also provisions to introduce new offences that specifically tackle the act of voyeurism. It has been proposed that the definition of rape be expanded to include non-consensual penetration of the anus or the mouth…

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Beware of porn scam, cover computer cameras when not in use: Police, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Imagine receiving an e-mail from a person who claims he has screenshots of you watching pornographic materials, and threatening to expose you to your friends and family unless you pay money. The police said on Monday (Oct 29) that they have received more than 15 reports of such scams since September this year. The e-mails would either come from unknown accounts or accounts that resembled those of the victims’. In all cases, they demanded that the victims pay a ransom in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. In some cases, victims…

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Cheeky diner hijacks smart TV at eatery to play gay porn clip, Singapore News

Would you like a dash of adult entertainment with your meal? While diners slurped bowls of pig organ mee sua at a Changi Road eatery last Sunday night (Oct 7), a video of men getting intimate with each other played on the wall-mounted TV. In a 12-second-long video clip that was shared on reddit, two customers can be seen staring at the television in shock. When his female companion froze when she looked up at the screen, a male diner followed her gaze and got an eyeful of gay porn.…

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