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Popular PC Gaming Store Hosts “Candy Crush with Porn”-style Video Game

HuniePop is a game available on Steam, a popular gaming platform that sells and distributes thousands of video games for all sorts of systems, including the PC, Mac, mobile devices, and more. Steam includes popular games in a variety of categories, including adventure, action, and sports, to name only a few. The problem is that…

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2019 12 Days of Action: Steam

Action Alert #4: Up the Pressure on Steam and Demand Protections for 35 Million Kids!

The 12 Days of Action Dirty Dozen List campaign is almost over! Your final target, Steam, is one that you are likely already familiar with as it has been listed on NCOSE’s Dirty Dozen List for the second time in a row this year. Steam is the largest online gaming platform hosting gamers from all…

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NCOSE's 2019 12 Days of Action

12 Days of Action 2019: A Chance For YOUR Voice to Be Heard!

NCOSE’s annual Dirty Dozen List admonishes 12 mainstream targets who facilitate sexual exploitation. Because of your voices, this campaign has led to major changes at many targets over the years including Google, Snapchat, Comcast, Hilton Hotels, the Department of Defense, and more. It’s time now for our mid-year push to keep up the pressure on these cultural…

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fix app ratings

Campaign to #FixAppRatings Highlights Danger of Grooming and Sexual Abuse on Apps

Last December, we sat down with survivors of domestic minor sex trafficking. They knew about our work at NCOSE trying to change policies that facilitate sexual exploitation and said they had something they wanted us to understand. The oldest was 15. These young girls shared their heartbreaking stories with us, all of which included the…

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KSL: Grassroots campaign to help protect kids from porn on social media

By Dan Rascon, KSL TV | Posted – Mar 26th, 2019 @ 9:28pm Excerpt from: https://www.ksl.com/article/46518982/grassroots-campaign-to-help-protect-kids-from-porn-on-social-media SALT LAKE CITY — A grassroots campaign is going after social media giants Instagram and Snapchat, saying it’s time to police their rating system of 12+, because teens have too easy access to porn. The campaign will be rolled out…

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Discord Gaming App Used to Groom Juvenile Victims

A recent devastating news story revealed that the popular gaming app Discord was used as a vehicle to groom and lure at a teenage boy into sex trafficking. A 17-year-old boy was lured from Louisiana to Florida by a group of suspected traffickers, all communicated and arranged through the app. The seven suspects were arrested…

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1 Rape Video Game Removed, 2000 Similar Remain

After coming under fire from the National Center on Sexual Exploitation for listing a video game featuring the rape and murder of women, major video game distributor Steam has backtracked and removed the game. Despite their “allow everything” that isn’t “illegal, or straight up trolling”content policy, Steam delisted the game due to posing “unknown costs and risks”. Steam’s vacuous…

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Steam Lists Video Game Featuring Rape & Murder of Women

Less than a year after Steam, the largest online video game distributor, changed their policy from prohibiting nudity and sexual violence to an “anything goes” policy that would allow the sale of any game that was not illegal or “straight up trolling”, a new game is under review and has been listed on their store…

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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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