People Are Sharing Videos Of Themselves Narrating Porn To Protest Censorship

“Grandma, maybe you don’t need to watch this.”

Plenty of Russians were disappointed when their government’s censorship agency, Roskomnadzor, blocked access to Pornhub and YouPorn last week.

Plenty of Russians were disappointed when their government's censorship agency, Roskomnadzor, blocked access to Pornhub and YouPorn last week.

On Twitter, the agency suggested that instead of watching porn, people could go “meet someone in real life.”

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To protest the move, people are sharing videos on Facebook of themselves watching porn and narrating what happens onscreen, under the hashtag #rospornobzor.

To protest the move, people are sharing videos on Facebook of themselves watching porn and narrating what happens onscreen, under the hashtag #rospornobzor.

It's a play on words that translates roughly to Russian Porn Review Board.

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Daniel Trabun, the digital director of Esquire Russia, kicked off the hashtag with this video, in which he gives an 8-minute play-by-play of a clip called “Stepbrother Catches His Sister With a Big Dildo and Then Fucks Her.”

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He describes everything down to the camera angles, the “very simple interior” of the bedroom and the pop-up ads that appear after the video ends.

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Trabun pointed out that the judge who ruled to block Pornhub and YouPorn couldn’t remember what prompted the decision, and invited people to protest what he called the government’s “hypocritical, sterile, and conservative position, which is in no way explained.”

Trabun pointed out that the judge who ruled to block Pornhub and YouPorn couldn't remember what prompted the decision, and invited people to protest what he called the government's "hypocritical, sterile, and conservative position, which is in no way explained."

“We’re not active users of those internet resources and don’t know if certain sites are popular,” the prosecutor in the case told Life.ru.

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