Instead, Burkman asked a rhetorical question, “Do I want to enter a business of prescribing what is indecent?”
Not just by an indecent, illegal image, but by indecency and illegality itself.
One young Facebook user was arrested for sending an “offensive, indecent or menacing message” on the social networking site.
1560s, "unbecoming, in bad taste," from French indécent (14c.), from Latin indecentem (nominative indecens), from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + decens (see decent). Sense of "offending against propriety" is from 1610s. Indecent assault (1861) originally covered sexual assaults other than rape or intended rape, but by 1934 it was being used as a euphemism for "rape." Related: Indecently