Indonesian Lawmaker Crashes Over Porn D…

Indonesia has no shortage of self-appointed guardians of morality, men like Tifatul Sembiring, the minister of communication and information technology who has been a vigorous proponent of the harshly restrictive 2008 anti-pornography law. So when a lawmaker and member of the rigid Islam-based Properous Justice Party (PKS) that Tifatul used to chair was photographed Friday in the chambers of the House of Representatives downloading and viewing pornography on his tablet computer, the action elicited howls of laughter, outrage and scorn nationwide.

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