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The first conviction for "obscenity" can be observed in Great Britain in 1725 when The Whitehall Evening Post, claims that Lord Townshend was responsible for having Edmund Curll arrested in 1725 because he published "obscene Books and Pamphlets, tending to encourage Vice and Immorality". --via The Whore's Story: Women, Pornography, and the British Novel, 1684-1830 by Bradford K. Mudge

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The Whitehall Evening Post was a London newspaper, founded in 1718.

The newspaper was started in September 1718 by Daniel Defoe; and was then published on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Defoe left it in June 1720, but it continued to exist until the end of the century.

Its editors included Thomas Leach,

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