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2018 Dirty Dozen List – Master

Netflix Parents—Watch Out For Graphic Content On Your Screens

*Trigger Warning: Brief Descriptions of Sexually Graphic Content Below* Without a doubt, Netflix is a household name in America. Over 50 million users subscribe to Netflix in the United States alone. While the streaming platform provides hours of entertainment with both existing and original content, there are some dangers that come with a Netflix subscription,…

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Are You Aware of this Explicit Amazon Prime Content?

The Amazon Prime streaming service is an entertaining resource for at-home television and movies, but are you aware of the content on their many original shows? Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos recently reported that Prime now has over 100 million subscribers. Prime not only provides that legendary free shipping, but also many of its own productions….

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NCOSE 2018 Impact Report: The Fall of Online Trafficking Titan Backpage; Walmart Removes Cosmo; Comcast Safer for Kids; And More!

2018 was our most successful year to date, and we couldn’t have done it without you. Whether your support was financial, taking actions through our website, praying for our movement, sharing our social media posts, or simply telling your friend about the issue of sexual exploitation, you helped make 2018 the strongest year for our organization…

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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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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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Roku Gives Exploitation a Platform While Its Competitors Don’t

In both 2017 and 2018, Roku earned a spot on our annual Dirty Dozen List for facilitating sexual exploitation. Roku, a leading media streaming company, provides its users with the ability to stream television programs, movies, music, and more. Unfortunately, Roku also facilitates access to hardcore pornography channels through hundreds of private and hidden channels…

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Why Did Eric Schneiderman Assault Several Women? The Question No One Asks

Something struck me reading that New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been accused of violent physical and verbal assaults against several women.  He choked and slapped them and made racist comments during sex. (He claimed that is was all sexual play but the women tell a much different story.) It wasn’t just the hypocrisy of Schneiderman…

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