June 7, 2012

Groupon’s New Deal on Porn

Morality in Media says Groupon has changed its policy to avoid deals related to the pornography industry.
Portfolio.com

June 6, 2012

Groupon, which was the subject of a boycott from Morality in Media after it ran several deals that the group said were sexually exploitative has stopped adding new merchants in the adult entertainment category, but it’s not exactly committing to avoiding the niche altogether.

The Washington, D.C.-based group issued a statement this morning that it had learned that Groupon has changed its policy to prohibit sales of coupons for pornography-related activities in the wake of some 20,000 people axing their Groupon memberships in protest of several deals the morality group deemed sexually exploitative.

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