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Porn site blocked on free Wi-Fi at Patna Railway Station

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At Bihar’s Patna Railway Station Authorities have blocked access to porn sites in its free WiFi service at the station, officials said on Wednesday. “We have acted after it was found that free Wi-Fi service was used for opening porn sites at Patna railway station and also in view of reports of last week,” Arvind Razak, the Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of East Central Railway (ECR), said on Wednesday.

The development comes 10 days after IANS initially reported that Patna Railway Station best in terms of internet search, utilizing the free Wi-Fi benefit, however for the most part to view porn.

Arvind Razak said utilization of the free Wi-Fi administration to watch porn at the railway station was considered seriously by the concerned top railway authorities, and it was chosen to block the sites.

Porn site blocked on free Wi-Fi at Patna Railway Station
More than anything, porn sites have been watched and downloaded at the station

Initially, we have blocked selected porn sites, and gradually all such sites will be blocked at the railway station,” he said.

At the point when IANS reported that more than some other railway station in the nation, where free Wi-Fi administration was launched, Patna goes for most internet search, especially for porn, public sector undertaking RailTel had denied the report.

The WiFi benefit in Patna station was launched a month ago and it is the first station in Bihar to have facility of internet. More than 200 trains go through it daily.

According to officials, people in Patna station use free Wi-Fi to search Youtube followed by Wikipedia. “More than anything, porn sites have been watched and downloaded at the station,” an official had said earlier.

To date free Wi-Fi facility has been launched at 23 railway stations in the country. The government has said the facility will be introduced at all major railway stations over the next three years.

The service has been provided under ‘Railwire’, the retail broadband distribution model of RailTel.

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