Porn Sites Lay Bare São Tomé Image Problem

The tiny western African nation of São Tomé and Principe claims it has unwittingly become the continent’s electronic porn publishing capital after a Swedish company and its local partner sold the country’s internet identity without government approval. The government is demanding a share of the income earned from selling addresses using São Tomé’s .st suffix, after a US survey found they accounted for more than three-quarters of the porn pages generated from web sites that use African nations’ identities

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