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Podcast: Can You Protect Your Library From Porn?

A surprising number of public libraries do not have pornography filtering software. An even larger number employ ineffective filtering software that children and adults are bypassing to gain access to pornography while at the local library. This not only harms the health of individuals using pornography, but it also paves the way for problems of child pornography use and unintentional…

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More Men Caught Looking at Child Pornography at Libraries – Here’s What You Can Do About It.

Far too many libraries do not have any accurate Internet or computer filters. And as recent events show, the consequences are serious. Local libraries are becoming a prime location for viewing and distributing child sexual abuse images (i.e. child pornography). Tragically, this problem is all to real. A Kentucky man was recently arrested after he was allegedly…

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To Filter Public WiFi, Or Not? Starbucks and the Librarian of Congress Weigh In

As the Republican National Committee moves to recognize pornography as a public health crisis, high profile corporations and individuals are distancing themselves from pornography.  McDonald’s, Starbucks, and Dr. Carla Hayden—the newly confirmed Librarian of Congress—have noted the necessity of filtering pornography out of public WiFi in public statements. A McDonald’s spokesperson stated: “McDonald’s is committed…

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These Groups are Opposing Porn-Free Internet in Utah Libraries

Following Utah’s recent resolution declaring pornography a public health crisis, Utah legislators are seeking to protect children from exposure to pornography on the Internet at public libraries. Childhood exposure to pornography can have devastating effects, and public libraries must do their part to prevent it. Pornography decreases brain matter in areas related to decision making…

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First Amendment Hysterics: A Look at the ALA and Its Obstinate Opposition to Internet Filters on Public Library Computers

The Legal Context The American Library Association (ALA) has been on a campaign to prevent the use of Internet filtering systems on library computers since the 1990s.[1] This campaign is carried out in the name of the First Amendment but in analyzing the ALA’s statements on the matter I find myself questioning the validity of…

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Proof our Libraries have a Porn Problem

I got a call a couple of years back from an upset mom who happened to be from my hometown in Colorado. Her young son was exposed to pornography at the library and in response, the librarians said that the American Library Association had recommended to all libraries across the country that they not provide…

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Our Letter to the American Library Association

Download a PDF Copy of our Letter Here.   Dear Ms. Feldman and Mr. Fiels: We are writing to express our dismay concerning the American Library Association’s ongoing support of access to hardcore, adult pornography in public libraries across America. Shortly, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) will publicly announce its annual “Dirty Dozen List,”…

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Dirty Dozen List of Top Sexual Exploiters Announced

National Center on Sexual Exploitation and Morality in Media (MIM) announce the 2015 Dirty Dozen List, a compilation of leading contributors to sexual exploitation in America. The list offers actions that the public can take to persuade the Dirty Dozen to change policies and practices.

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