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Is Pornography Really Illegal in Thailand?

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The question posed by this video is "Is pornography illegal in Thailand?" and in point of fact, I am going to make this a short answer. I am not going to go ahead and say that all things art related that may involve nudity, or things like anatomy books that may involve nudity are all illegal, but pornography in the sense of obscenity and I am sort of using comparative law here so in what American law would call obscene material or pornography, material that is solely created and disseminated for the prurient interest as American jurisprudence would call it, "yeah it is illegal in Thailand". 

As we have noted in other videos on this channel, Thailand does have rather strict rules regarding social conventions. In fact it is quite a conservative society in a very real sense of the word and for this reason those who are traveling to Thailand especially perhaps who maybe carrying pornographic material that can be problematic. Also internet websites that are deemed to be operating for again prurient interests that are disseminating pornography, they can be shut down here in Thailand as we have seen in recent weeks. 

So the thing to take away from this video is as a rule of thumb and again I am not getting into a really broad or specific analysis in a broad context with what is pornography, what is not, but if something is deemed pornography then yes it is going to be illegal to possess or disseminate here in the Kingdom of Thailand.