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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

Is Comcast Violating Federal Obscenity Law?

Comcast Corporation is an established telecommunications company that produces various services from cable TV, to High-Speed Internet, and more. Comcast is also a large distributor of hardcore pornography through Xfinity TV. But is Comcast breaking federal law by selling this material? People often assume that hardcore, or obscene, pornography is simply “free speech.” However, as […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Comcast

Comcast Refuses to Remove Racist and Exploitive Pornography

To Comcast, valuable ‘customer choice’ means promoting and selling videos glorifying themes of incest, racism, sexism, prostitution, and exploitation. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation sent a letter [Trigger Warning: explicit pornographic film titles offered by Comcast listed within the letter] to Comcast executives to bring their attention to this issue and to inform them that […]

2017 Dirty Dozen: Comcast

Chatting with the CEO of Verizon about Pornography

Last year I landed my dream job—a position with the National Center on Sexual Exploitation! I had known Patrick Trueman and Dawn Hawkins for several years, deeply admired their work, and longed to join them in it. Finally my dream came true last July, and as it turns out, working side-by-side with them has been […]

2016 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

Petition Calling on Verizon to Remove Porn Gets Thousands of Signatures in a Single Day

In less than 24 hours, our joint petition with CitizenGo calling on Verizon to stop selling and facilitating pornography gained over 5,000 signatures! Since then it has only continued to grow, breaking past 10,000 signatures, and now nearing 15,000. Verizon has spent a fortune on advertising recently, trying to tell all of us that they rank […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

PRESS RELEASE: The 2016 Dirty Dozen List is Out: Targeting HBO, Amazon, Verizon and More

Annual list includes HBO/Game of Thrones, Amazon, and Verizon Washington, DC – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) announces the 2016 Dirty Dozen List, a compilation of mainstream contributors to sexual exploitation in America. The Dirty Dozen List highlights offenders with an explanation of how each contributes to sexual exploitation and offers actions that the […]

Letter to Verizon Executives: Stop Facilitating Exploitation

WARNING: POSSIBLE TRIGGER. GRAPHIC DESCRIPTIONS USED BY VERIZON ARE INCLUDED IN THIS TEXT. This letter was sent by NCOSE on December 11, 2015. Mr. Lowell C. McAdam, Chairman and CEO Verizon Communications Inc. 140 West Street New York, NY 10007   Dear Mr. McAdam: We are writing to express our dismay concerning Verizon’s ongoing distribution of hardcore pornography via Fios television’s video-on-demand and […]

2017 Dirty Dozen List – MASTER

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