Home > News > India Shames Adult Movie Goers • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

India Shames Adult Movie Goers

India Shames Adult Movie Goers
Get XBIZ News
Jul 18, 2005 10:09 AM PDT    Text size: 
NEW DELHI — As part of a bust of theaters illegally screening adult movies, Indian police forced about 600 patrons to do calisthenics in public. Shame campaigns also have been employed in the United States.

The all-male, mostly-teen theater audience was made to do at least 10 sit-ups each in a public square after police called their parents to observe. The audience also was made to vow that they, as individuals, would never watch porn again.

Though showing adult movies is illegal in India, many cinemas still screen them despite the ban. Police Officer Sanjeev Panda told the Hindustan Times that efforts to crack down on cinemas were fruitless, “so we decided to crack down on the audience.”

Shame tactics also have been used recently in the United States. Phoenix police regularly alert the news media before busts of massage parlors and swing clubs so that patrons can be filmed on the way out.

In India, where adult content is now becoming popular by means of mobile phones, illegal big-screen exhibition still causes police to take notice. This weekend’s shame campaign stopped short of arresting consumers, but several theater employees in the town of Orissa were booked.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Cam World: A Good Grind Reaps Riches

For years, webcam modeling was taboo and considered by many as a dirty and raunchy activity. However, in today’s economy, webcam jobs are being accepted more and more by everyone across the globe.... More »

Cam World: Beauty on Point — Models Talk Tradecraft

Cam girls are the girls that are always on point — with the perfect make-up and perfect skin, the shiny hair and long nails. Given their expertise, I asked some of the girls from Studio 20 if they... More »

Cam World: Camming and Toys Go Hand in Hand

There is nothing more satisfying than pleasure, especially if it is sexual. The size or the presentation of the stimulus does not matter if the sensations and tension the body receives transform the way... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ Premiere magazine, the industry's leading adult retail trade publications, delivering the most timely and comprehensive business news and information to producers and retailers of adult products.

UPCOMING EVENTS

XBIZ.net Paysite Meetup

May 04 - May 04
Prague, Czech Republic

Eurowebtainment 2017

May 17 - May 20
Majorca, Spain

XBIZ Retreat

May 30 - Jun 03
Miami, Florida

XBIZ Miami 2017

May 30 - Jun 02
Miami, Florida
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!