Tumblr Is No Longer Prohibited, Kominfo to Normalize 8 DNS

It was done after Tumblr sent an official letter regarding its commitment to terminate pornographic content

Randi Eka - 28 December 2018

Since Monday (24/12) afternoon, Kominfo has unblocked Tumblr. They normalized 8 DNS after receiving an official letter from Tumblr team stating their commitment to clear the platform from pornographic content.

Previously, Tumblr was officially blocked since March 5th, 2018. Kominfo considered, there's no effort to filter the negative content and/or certain channel for complaints.

Tumblr has recently changed its policy, starts from eliminating pornographic content in the platform. Currently, Tumblr has blocked all kinds of explicit adult content, including photos, videos, and GIFs.

In addition, Kominfo stated in the release, Tumblr had managed all pornographic content which was reported by the public in March 2018.

Original article is in Indonesian, translated by Kristin Siagian

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