In Singapore, an online analysis  updated on 1 st September revealed that pornography streaming sites were the 5 th 11 th , 12 nd and 13 th most visited sites, even ranking above popular sites Instagram and Whatsapp. But exactly how legal is it to access these sites? This article will examine the general legality of pornography in Singapore. Obscene images are images whether moving or still meant to sexually arouse, usually containing nudity, sexual images or sexual acts. Media, films, books or any digital files that contain these are considered pornographic material. The Films Act  , Undesirable Publications Act  and the Penal Code  have provisions making it illegal to make, keep, distribute, or sell pornographic material.
Is Watching, Downloading or Filming Porn Illegal in Singapore?
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The Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore IMDA , however, has banned approximately porn websites as a symbolic gesture that Singaporean values do not condone the viewing of pornographic content. The main purpose of the ban was to prevent young children and the youth from accidentally or even purposefully accessing these websites. The IMDA is empowered to impose fines on licensees found to have not done so. In Singapore, it is illegal to keep, possess or download porn under the Undesirable Publications Act and the Films Act. This is regardless of whether the porn is in physical or digital form, and even if the porn was for personal use.
There are many ways in which the mere viewing of adult internet pornography can get you in trouble. Many porn users and porn addicts are unaware of these legal traps or choose not to think about them. But even if the porn has entirely adult content and even if there are no real children depicted anywhere in it, there are ways porn addicts and porn users can get in trouble. Under current US law, the definition of child pornography has been expanded to include digital images and images where there is no actual child involved. It has also been expanded to include.
The Bloggers' FAQ on Adult Material addresses the legal issues arising from publishing risque adult-oriented content, including obscenity law, community standards on the Internet, and the new regulations. The First Amendment protects your right to communicate legal adult content to the public. However, the law prohibits distribution of obscene material and child pornography.