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

Corporations and brands shape culture, and unfortunately their influence has permeated into our education system. Due to the steadily growing reliance on technology in schools—exponentially increased during the pandemic—already powerful companies are influencing and even determining the content our kids are consuming, shaping their young minds. Two corporate giants that dominate EdTech include Google and…

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Meet the 2020 Dirty Dozen List

In 2020, it is intolerable for a mainstream company or entity to facilitate, profit from, or normalize sexual exploitation—and that’s why the Dirty Dozen List exists. This list ensures that their promotion and collusion with sexual assault, sex trafficking, pornography, the eroticization of incest, and more, becomes public knowledge, and equips concerned citizens with information and…

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CBN News: ‘Dirty Dozen List’ Accuses Businesses and Nevada of Sexual Exploitation

The following article was originally published by CBN News You might be shocked at some of the famous names accused of committing or at least tolerating sexual exploitation in America. Twelve are named by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) in what it calls the Dirty Dozen List. NCOSE announced the list at a…

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Leading Contributors to Sexual Exploitation Revealed: 2019 Dirty Dozen List

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) today launched its 2019 Dirty Dozen List, a list of carefully selected entities that are major, mainstream facilitators of sexual exploitation in the United States. “No corporation should profit from or facilitate sexual exploitation,” said Haley Halverson, Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach at the National Center on…

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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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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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