The negative impacts of Indonesian Pornography Act

In the coming weeks, Indonesian House of Representative (DPR) will pass the long debated Pornography Bill. The detail can be read in:

Bahasa Indonesia: http://www.indonesiamatters.com/2465/pornography-laws/

or http://www.detiknews.com/read/2008/09/16/080110/1006768/10/inilah-isi-ruu-pornografi

English: http://rimafauzi.com/blogs/?p=791

The most dangerous part of this bill is the definition of the pornography. According to wikipedia, the common definition is the explicit depiction of sexual subject matter with the sole intention of sexually exciting the viewer. So, the keyword is explicit depiction.

However, the definition in the Indonesian bill:

Bahasa Indonesia:

Pornografi adalah materi seksualitas yang dibuat oleh manusia dalam bentuk gambar, sketsa, ilustrasi, foto, tulisan, suara, bunyi, gambar bergerak, animasi, kartun, syair, percakapan, gerak tubuh, atau bentuk pesan komunikasi lain melalui berbagai bentuk media komunikasi dan/atau pertunjukan di muka umum, yang dapat membangkitkan hasrat seksual dan/atau melanggar nilai-nilai kesusilaan dalam masyarakat.

English:

Pornography is a material of sexuality made by humans  in the form of pictures, sketch, illustration, photo, writing, noise , moving picture, animation, cartoon, poetry, conversation, body language or another form of communication through many kinds of media and/or public showing of something that will result in a sexual desire and/or breaking acceptable moral norms in the society.

Hence, it is both explicit and implicit. With this, each person could have very different interpretation.

Several negatif impacts expected:

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