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To curb access to child pornography websites, the central government told the Supreme Court on Friday that it has asked the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) if it can install jammers in schools, according to media reports.

The apex court was reportedly hearing a petition seeking a direction to the central government to take the necessary steps to help curb child pornography.

PTI reported that the government said it was taking appropriate measures to deal with the problem, adding that about 3,500 illegal sites were blocked last month.

Additional Solicitor General Pinky Anand was quoted as saying, “Jammers in school buses are not possible. The government has asked the CBSE to consider whether jammers can be installed in schools to curb access to such websites.”

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