IT worker arrested for allegedly streaming porn on billboard

- An IT worker in Indonesia was arrested after he hacked into a local billboard and streamed a pornographic movie Friday before authorities managed to cut the electricity to the sign, police said.

Jakarta Police Chief Muhammad Iriawan said Wednesday that the suspect, 24-year-old Samudera Al Hakam Ralial, admits he hacked the IT system of the billboard operator but claims that the broadcast of the porn movie was accidental.

Twitter in social media-mad Indonesia was set alight by the incident, which occurred not long after Friday prayers last week in the Muslim-majority country.

Many users posted clips of the billboard as it displayed a Japanese porn movie to passing traffic. The BBC reported that access to pornographic websites are blocked in the Muslim-majority country.

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