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STATEMENT – EBSCO K-12 Databases Expose Children to Pornography, Despite its Claims to the Contrary

EBSCO Sent NCOSE “Cease and Desist” Letter, but NCOSE Investigation Reveals Children Have Easy Access to Porn Through EBSCO Databases Washington, DC (November 3, 2020) – Responding to a “cease and desist” letter from EBSCO Information Services, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has called on the company – a leading provider of research…

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Corporations in the Classroom: What are Google and EBSCO teaching our kids?

This blog was edited on 10/30/20 in the section about EBSCO for further clarity after receiving a request to do so from EBSCO’s legal counsel. Please see the letter from EBSCO and our response on our webpage about EBSCO here.  Corporations and brands shape culture, and unfortunately, their influence has permeated into our education system….

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Indiana Groups Outraged Over EBSCO Databases Still Providing Sexually Explicit Material to K-12 Schoolchildren

There’s more trouble brewing for EBSCO Information Services and the inclusion of sexually explicit material in the databases they claim are curated and completely age- and curriculum-appropriate for K-12 schoolchildren. This time, the outrage is pouring out of Indiana. Here’s one video made by Indiana Liberty Council that already has over 52,000 in 24 hours….

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Boston Globe: EBSCO accused of including sexual content in school databases

The following is an excerpt from The Boston Globe about pornography on EBSCO research databases. EBSCO was included on our 2018 Dirty Dozen List due to this lack of filtering on their databases, and the potential for children to be exposed to pornography while at school. NCOSE is continuing to research EBSCO databases and reports significant progress…

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Parents File Lawsuit Against EBSCO for Porn in K12 Databases

The Thomas More Society filed suit on October 10, 2018 against EBSCO Information Systems and the Colorado Library Consortium on October 10, 2018 over their involvement in providing sexually explicit material in K-12 databases despite complaints by concerned parents and groups. Read the lawsuit here.   PRESS STATEMENT BY THE THOMAS MORE SOCIETY Pornography Hidden…

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Denver Post: Parent group sues Colorado Library Consortium over EBSCO database it alleges gives kids access to pornography

Excerpt from Denber Post Article By MONTE WHALEY, October 10, 2018 Parent group sues Colorado Library Consortium over database it alleges gives kids access to pornography   Drew Paterson remembers when he and his wife realized their middle school daughter’s online school account in the Cherry Creek School District was linked to raw, unfiltered pornography. “She calls…

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Colorado School District Discontinues Contract with EBSCO for providing sexually explicit material in K-12 school databases

Last Friday, the Cherry Creek School District in Colorado acknowledged it has discontinued the purchase and further use of any products from EBSCO Information Services, an online library resource used in schools across the United States. EBSCO Information Services, named on the National Center on Sexual Exploitation’s 2017 and 2018 Dirty Dozen list, reaches over…

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Cherry Creek schools ditches EBSCO student database after prolonged complaints about accessible porn

Excerpt of Sentinel Colorado News Article By GRANT STRINGER, September 14, 2018 Cherry Creek schools ditches EBSCO student database after prolonged complaints about accessible porn AURORA | The Cherry Creek School District is switching research databases after two years of allegations from some parents that the databases contained pornography. Cherry Creek schools spokesperson Abbe Smith said students…

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School Resource Provides Shocking Graphic Material to Children: EBSCO Scandal

Simple searches in EBSCO databases (an educational resource for school children) result in articles normalizing prostitution, promoting anal sex, and includes live links to hardcore pornography websites. Watch the video here: Take action, download and share the below graphics on social media! Hover over the image for easy sharing options.

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