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NCOSE STATEMENTS TO THE PRESS

To contact NCOSE please email at Press@NCOSE.com or call 202-393-7245

STATEMENT – NCOSE Applauds 2nd Lawsuit Filed Against Pornhub for Profiting from Sexual Abuse Material 

Washington, DC (January 13, 2021) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is supportive of a lawsuit filed by an Ontario woman against Mindgeek, the parent company of Pornhub, for hosting child sexual abuse material (CSAM) and non-consensual sexual content. The lawsuit was filed in Quebec.   “Pornhub must be held accountable, and we commend this Canadian…

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STATEMENT – Yes, Parler Has Issues. But Google and Amazon Must Also Confront Violence, Exploitation

Washington, DC (January 12, 2021) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) called on Google and Amazon to eradicate violence and sexually-exploitative content on their platforms and in their products, in keeping with their recent decisions to remove social media platform, Parler, for hosting content deemed to incite violence. Both Google and Amazon are on NCOSE’s 2020 Dirty Dozen List for being mainstream…

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STATEMENT – NCOSE Announces Slate of 2021 Events Designed to Confront Sexual Exploitation

Washington, DC (January 11, 2021) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) has announced the dates of its 2021 events: the annual Dirty Dozen List reveal event and the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit.   “Sexual exploitation knows no bounds. Our 2021 events will expose and confront purveyors of sexual abuse and exploitation, and…

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STATEMENT – Visa Prioritizes Profits from Abusive Pornography Industry  

Washington, DC (December 24, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) criticized Visa’s announcement that it would resume processing payments for MindGeek sites that “offer professionally produced adult studio content.” “The dark truth of Visa’s rosy announcement is that the company prioritizes profits from incest, racist, violent, and teen-themed pornography, the most common themes in professionally-produced…

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STATEMENT – 40+ Sex Trafficking Survivors Rightly Seek Justice From Pornhub

Lawsuit Confronts Narrative that Pornhub Verified Accounts are “Safer” Washington, DC (December 16, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) commended the over 40 survivors of abuse and sex trafficking for filing suit against Pornhub for its role in their exploitation. First trafficked by a former pornography production company called Girls Do Porn,  whom they…

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STATEMENT – Pornhub Removes 10+ million Videos; Ignores Fact that Abuse Still Happens on Verified Accounts 

Washington, DC (December 14, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) called Pornhub’s announcement that it is removing pornographic videos uploaded by unverified user accounts a “distinction without a difference,” in light of the fact that abuse still occurs on verified accounts, and said that Pornhub “must be shut down entirely.”   “There is no…

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STATEMENT – NCOSE Issues Statement on Charleston v. Nevada

Washington, DC (December 11, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) issued a statement with an update in the lawsuit, Charleston v. Nevada. On December 10, 2020, the Ninth Circuit issued a decision in Charleston v. Nevada, affirming the district court’s decision to dismiss the case. Plaintiffs Bekah Charleston and Angela Delgado-Williams were sex trafficked…

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STATEMENT – Visa and Mastercard Cut Ties with Pornhub

National Center on Sexual Exploitation Calls Remaining Credit Card Companies to Follow  Washington, DC (December 10, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) commended Visa’s and Mastercard’s decisions to cut ties with Pornhub, following The New York Times investigation which highlighted how Pornhub profits from child sexual abuse material.   “Visa and Mastercard have made the right decision to…

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STATEMENT – Pornhub’s “Improvements” are a Farce  

Washington, DC (December 8, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is calling out Pornhub’s announced “improvements” in response to the The New York Times investigation which highlighted how Pornhub profits from child sexual abuse material. “Pornhub cannot be trusted: it has profited for years from rape, child sexual abuse material, sex trafficking, and revenge pornography. The New…

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STATEMENT – Credit Card Companies Must Cease Processing Payments for Pornhub 

Visa, Discover, Diners Club Must Stop Profiting from Child Rape, Says NCOSE   Washington, DC (December 7, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is urging major credit card companies to immediately cease processing payments for Pornhub, which profits from child sexual abuse material, according to The New York Times. Right now on Pornhub there are videos depicting…

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STATEMENT – Pornhub Profits from Child Sexual Abuse Material and Must Be Investigated by DOJ  

New Evidence from The New York Times Shows Pornhub “Monetizes Child Rapes, Revenge Pornography” WASHINGTON, DC (December 4, 2020) – The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate Pornhub for profiting from child sexual abuse material, as new evidence from The New York Times shows. Nicholas Kristof of the Times reports, “Yet there’s another side of [Pornhub]: Its…

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STATEMENT – Children May Be Put At Risk by EU Parliament Privacy Pursuit, Says ICOSE 

Cambridge, England (December 4, 2020) – The International Centre on Sexual Exploitation (ICOSE), a division of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, is calling on the European Union Parliament to amend the e-Privacy Directive because as it currently stands it would effectively halt companies’ ability to identify and remove child sexual abuse material (child pornography)…

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