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Investigative Reporters Find Sex Ads Remain on Backpage.com, After Site “Shuts Down” Adult Section

Publicity stunts aren’t the same as policy changes. Two months ago Backpage.com, an online classifieds website that’s under scrutiny from the federal government for its facilitation of sex trafficking and prostitution, “shut down” the section on its website entitled “adult services.” This change occurred the night before Backpage CEO Carl Ferrer and founders, Michael Lacey […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

Podcast: How Can We Change Corporate Policies That Exploit?

Ep. 20 Changing culture by changing major companies.   We live in an age where many consumers demand transparency from companies they trust. We want to know the working conditions of those who made our clothing, and if pesticides were used to grow our food. Now, thanks to The Dirty Dozen List, we can see which […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

Progress from Verizon!

Verizon has a long history of profiting from hardcore pornography. Verizon has even defended teen, rape, incest, and racist-themed pornography as a benefit to their customers! Of course, we know that pornography is neurologically and psychologically harmful, and inextricably synonymous with sexual exploitation. However, we do have encouraging news! After we met with Verizon’s CEO and […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

Libraries: A Safe Haven for Children to Learn, or a Safe Haven for Sex Offenders Wanting to View Child Porn?

You might be surprised to find the American Library Association (ALA) on our Dirty Dozen List. You might even be wondering: “how does the ALA ‘contribute significantly to the normalization of pornography?’” If you’re anything like me, you’re imagining a stereotypical library—including a stern librarian who keeps a careful eye over all her precious books […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: American Library Association

Almost 11,000 Emails Have Been Sent to Comcast, Demanding Removal of Porn

Comcast is Hearing Your Voice Through This Action – Keep the Pressure on Them and Email Their Executives Here to Ask Them to Stop Selling Pornographic Channels and On-Demand Films. As of today, Comcast executives have received 10,839 emails through our action campaign, demanding that they stop peddling pornography via its video-on-demand and premium channel services. Keep […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Comcast

The 2017 Dirty Dozen List is Announced

NCOSE Names Mainstream Companies and Groups Facilitating Sexual Exploitation   The National Center on Sexual Exploitation announced its 2017 Dirty Dozen List today, naming twelve major contributors to sexual exploitation. NCOSE also announced a victory regarding Verizon. Why the Dirty Dozen List is Important No corporation or organization should profit from or facilitate sexual exploitation. […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

Backpage: Exploiting Women, Children, and the Law

What would you do if you found your teenage daughter posing nearly nude on a mainstream website that sells women and girls for sex? Would you panic? Would your heart break? Would you do everything you could to get your daughter back? Would you contact the website and inform them they are selling a minor, […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Backpage.com

VIDEO: Comcast Defended Profiting from Racist Pornography, And More

Watch Our Video About Comcast: Comcast Corporation is an American telecommunications conglomerate that provides numerous services including broadcasting and cable television, home phone services, and high-speed Internet. Unfortunately, Comcast’s Xfinity also peddles pornography via its video-on-demand and premium channel services. We are asking Comcast to immediately stop distributing hardcore pornography, which causes a multitude of […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

Video: Twitter Needs To Address the Pornography, Prostitution, and Child Pornography on Its Platform

Watch Our Video about Twitter Here:   While many know Twitter as an innovator in social media communication, for years it has facilitated the distribution of copious amounts of hardcore pornography and aided in the promotion of prostitution. Media reports suggest that as many as 10 million Twitter accounts may include explicit sexual content. Twitter’s […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

The Case for Naming Comcast to the Dirty Dozen List

Comcast provides dozens of pornography titles via its Cinemax, Playboy, Vivid, Hustler, TEN, and Too Much for TV channels and subscriptions. All in all, by one review conducted in April 2016, there were 515 X-rated offerings on Comcast’s Xfinity. Many of the pornography titles offered by Comcast Xfinity contain themes of incest, racism, sexism, prostitution, […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Comcast

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