Man Arrested For Hacking Billboard To Play Porn Video

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Indonesian police have arrested a man they suspect hacked into an advertising company’s computer system to show a porn video on an electronic billboard at south Jakarta last week.

Immediately a police officer cut the power supply to the billboard after the porn video had run for five minutes, but by then pictures & videos of the clip taken by amused motorists had already been widely shared.

Indonesia, a predominantly Muslim country, has a strict censorship policy. Sex & kissing scenes are removed from movies & television shows, & pornographic websites are blocked.

“The suspect violated the information and technology law and pornography law,” said Awi Setiyono, Jakarta Metro Police spokesman.
Setiyono said a 24-year-old was arrested on Tuesday at his office in South Jakarta, where he works as an IT analyst.

Police found the suspect after the cyber-crime unit traced an IP address connected to the billboard. The suspect said he had hacked

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