Moralists have not made their case for this law to exist, yet it has been used to cause the existence of further censorship and loss of freedom. Without this law, the UK can get back to basic freedom of speech
This supposes that adult public must be protected from material that may tend to deprave or corrupt them. Yet the same material is openly published in many other countries without anyone becoming depraved or corrupted. Offending material has been available through the internet and satellite TV for decades, and has not resulted in the mass populous being depraved or corrupted.